Patriots beat reporter

Jim McBride

McBride covers the Patriots for the Globe. A Malden native, he joined the Globe in 1988 as a co-op student from Suffolk University.

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Pittsburgh’s Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown draw praise from Bill Belichick

By , Globe Staff

“They are dynamic players that have the ability to do so many things so well consistently,” Belichick said.

Jim McBride

Patriots must steel themselves for a tougher challenge

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With Pittsburgh looming, the spots for improvement were painfully apparent in loss to Dolphins.

Patriots sign wide receiver Kenny Britt

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The ninth-year pro had 1,000 yards receiving last year, but struggled this season and was released by the Browns.

Dolphins 27, Patriots 20

Once again, Miami is a house of horrors for Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak and 14-game road winning streak.