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.

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Fear grips Patriots Nation

By , Globe Staff

Tom Brady always toughs it out, but toughing it out doesn’t always yield the most positive results.

Tom Brady bangs up right hand in handoff collision and may not practice Thursday

By and , Globe Staff

Brady, who canceled his media session Wednesday, had an X-ray, which was negative, and suffered a cut on the hand.

Ben Volin | On Football

Here’s how the Patriots will play the Jaguars

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots’ game plan defensively will be similar to Saturday’s against Tennessee.


Patriots’ coordinators had a showcase game against Titans

By , Globe Staff

Josh McDaniels’s play-calling was tremendous, and Matt Patricia was not to be outdone on the defensive side.