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CP chasing Campbell, Dickerson

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If Clinton Portis runs for at least 120 yards against Pittsburgh on Monday, he’ll tie the alltime NFL mark of six straight such games. The record is held by Hall of Famers Earl Campbell of the Houston Oilers (1980) and Eric Dickerson (1984) of the Los Angeles Rams (1984). Portis, who turned an ankle on his final carry last week and was already playing with a bad hip, will try to match those legends against the Steelers’ third-ranked run defense.


— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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