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.

Latest stories

Gronkowski, Amendola both say they are ‘good to go’ for Sunday

By , Globe Staff

Tom Brady will have two of his top receivers on the field when the Patriots face the Texans Sunday.

JIM MCBRIDE | SCOUTING REPORT

Patriots’ keys to victory over the Texans

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots try to make it two wins in a row as they face a team they have handled well in recent years

Burkhead and Valentine miss Patriots practice again

By , Globe Staff

Joining the morning session was receiver Riley McCarron, who was recently released by Houston.

Malcolm Butler says, ‘I’ve just got to keep grinding’

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots cornerback didn’t shed much light on his benching last week but is preparing as if he’ll start this week.