NFL Writer

Ben Volin

Ben Volin joined the Globe in 2013 as the national NFL reporter, with a focus on the Patriots. During his tenure in Boston, Volin has covered two Patriots Super Bowl runs, Deflategate, and the Aaron Hernandez murder saga.

A graduate of Emory University with an MBA from the University of Florida, Volin previously spent eight years at the Palm Beach Post, where he covered the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators.

Latest stories

Patriots add Youngstown State’s Carmen Bricillo to coaching staff, report says

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Bricillo, Youngstown State’s offensive line coach, is expected to work under Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia.

Patriots sign Brian Schwenke to a one-year contract extension

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The offensive lineman appeared in three games for the Patriots last season before being placed on injured reserve.


For the Browns, Kareem Hunt’s talents seem to outweigh his off-field issues

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Cleveland’s GM talked about “zero tolerance” but he had enough tolerance to sign Hunt while his actions are still being investigated.


Here are the moves the Patriots should make this offseason

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All Bill Belichick has to do is read this nine-item to-do list, then start clearing room for that seventh Lombardi Trophy.