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 and the Capitals but has mostly covered the Redskins and the NFL since 1993.
David has been recognized for his journalistic excellence by the New York State Press Association, the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. David completed 12 years on the board of the Pro Football Writers of America with a two-year term as president (2005-07) and currently serves as the Washington representative on the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.
David has two daughters, Julie and Amy.
Articles by David Elfin
Marcus Washington started his first 48 games after signing with the Washington Redskins in 2004. But there's a decent chance that the strongside linebacker will miss Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
September 13, 2008
- Springs will not stop doing it his own way
September 11, 2008
- Redskins fighting injuries, age
September 9, 2008
- Zorn pleads for patience
September 6, 2008
- Not ready for football
September 5, 2008
- Peers laud 'special' Upshaw
September 3, 2008
- Giants get a little bit of swagger
September 2, 2008
- Hang time lands Brooks job
September 1, 2008
- REDSKINS INSIDER: Ten-man draft class survives final cuts
August 31, 2008
- Jansen, Heyer still competing for job
August 30, 2008