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
Clinton Portis used to take football for granted. He tolerated training camp and ignored the preseason.
August 21, 2008
- Absences force Griffin to be reluctant leader
August 20, 2008
- McIntosh solid in return
August 19, 2008
- Brennan steals spotlight from Favre
August 17, 2008
- Rogers, McIntosh to play
August 15, 2008
- Thrash still catching on
August 14, 2008
- Tackling an opening
August 13, 2008
- It's a numbers game for reserve linemen
August 11, 2008
- Carter, Taylor cover both ends of the spectrum
August 8, 2008
- Randle El ready to exceed expectations
August 7, 2008