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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

NFL Rewind

Josh McDaniels' Broncos are a mile high at 4-0 Published October 6, 2009

Rinehart gets call for Redskins

Offensive lineman to start against Lions» Redskins wowed by Stafford» Contenders or pretenders?» NFL Report» Power rankings» Blog: Redskins 360 Published September 25, 2009

Redskins' McIntosh thrives in background

Sound play often goes unnoticed by opponents» Thomas' spot up for grabs» Theismann: Upset brewing for Lions?» Blog: Redskins 360 Published September 24, 2009

Jansen is a Lion in winter

Jansen seeks time with hometown club» Upon Further Review: Week 2» Alridge returns» Insider: A stronger D-line» Blog: Redskins 360 Published September 23, 2009

NFL Rewind

NFC South turning into tale of two divisions Published September 22, 2009

Sellers, Thomas take blame for red-zone woes

All the fuss over the Washington Redskins' continuing red-zone failures would have ended Sunday if fullback Mike Sellers and receiver Devin Thomas had done what they were supposed to do in the end zone: catch the ball. Published September 22, 2009