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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 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

Redskins Preview

Breaking down the Week 8 matchup with the Falcons Published November 8, 2009

Key matchup: Hall vs. White

Former Falcons practice partners will face each other for the first time in a game. Published November 6, 2009

Blache ends silence to defend Snyder

'It really bothered me,' Redskins defensive coordinator says of criticism » NFL Report» On Football: Browns the new laughingstock Published November 6, 2009

Out-of-Town Q&A: Atlanta Falcons

On the team's somewhat tumultuous history, their young quarterback and bruising running back. Published November 5, 2009

NFL Rewind

Favre, Vikings are in top form Published November 3, 2009

Grading the Redskins

An in-depth look at the Redskins' loss to the Eagles Published October 27, 2009

NFL Rewind

This season isn't the best example of parity Published October 27, 2009