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

NFL DRAFT | DEFENSIVE BACKS

In this draft, Alabama is a solid safety school

By , Globe Staff

The Crimson Tide are deep with talent in the secondary, and some of it could interest the Patriots.

NFL DRAFT | QUARTERBACKS

Is the next Jimmy Garoppolo available in this NFL Draft?

By , Globe Staff

There are a lot of similarities between Garoppolo and Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta, who could interest the Patriots.

DEPTH PERCEPTION | SPECIAL TEAMS

Patriots’ special teams are among the best — and they’ve gotten better

By , Globe Staff

The addition of Cordarrelle Patterson is a big boost to the return game.

DEPTH PERCEPTION | QUARTERBACK

Will a rookie join the Patriots’ QB fold?

By , Globe Staff

A young signal-caller would benefit from hanging out with Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer.