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

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

How teams are relying on their analytics groups on Day 3 of the NFL Draft

By , Globe Staff

“Whatever position I’m looking for, it tells me which players to target,” one executive said last month, referring to the data on his laptop.

NFL prime time games will start a bit earlier

, From staff and wire reports

Kickoffs for Sunday, Monday, and Thursday night games will be moved up in an effort to maximize viewership.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Why the NFL Draft isn’t as important as it used to be

By , Globe Staff

The new CBA has changed the dynamics of successful roster-building around the league.

Patriots notebook

UCLA offensive lineman visits Patriots Monday

By , Globe Staff

Kolton Miller’s top comparable player is said to be previous Patriots left tackle Nate Solder.