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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 seek calm amidst the storm

Zorn says he's 'not naive' about situation» Samuels sees specialist » Largent says Zorn considered quitting» Blog: Redskins 360 Published October 22, 2009

NFL Rewind

Saints' demolition of Giants kicks off the look back at Week 6 Published October 20, 2009

Redskins Grades

Rating the units after the Week 6 loss to the Chiefs Published October 19, 2009

Redskins Preview

A look at the Redskins' Week 6 matchup with Kansas City Published October 18, 2009

Redskins' offensive line playing 'musical chairs'

Starting five younger after injuries» Hall: We don't have right personnel » First Down: Projecting Redskins' draft» Poll: Who's to blame?» Blog: Redskins 360 Published October 15, 2009

NFL Rewind

The Cincinnati Bengals no longer are a fluke. Published October 13, 2009

Redskins grades

Rating the units after the Week 5 loss to the Panthers Published October 12, 2009

Redskins waiting for trio to catch up

Second-year pass-catchers provide little boost to offense » Previewing Sunday's Redskins game » Blog: Redskins 360 Published October 11, 2009

The Panthers' roar is gone

NFC South champs have struggled to 0-3 start. Conflict between Portis, Sellers Published October 10, 2009