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.

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Patriots backs play follow the leader with James Develin

By , Globe Staff

The bruising,versatile fullback has been a key to the running game as the lead blocker.

Patriots will be without Andrews, Hogan, Slater, and Cannon on Sunday

By , Globe Staff

Ted Karras is the likely replacement at center while Andrews battles an illness.

PATRIOTS VS. RAIDERS | SUNDAY, 4:25 P.M. (CBS)

Patriots’ keys to victory over the Raiders

By , Globe Staff

Tom Brady & Co. are looking for their sixth straight win as they take things down Mexico way.

Jim McBride

Special teams is not just a phase for the Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The units are dedicated to practice and film study, and it shows on the field.