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

Dont’a Hightower happy to be back with Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The linebacker spoke with the media for the first time since re-signing with New England, and one day after he came off the PUP list.


D.J. Foster very much in the running for a Patriots roster spot

By , Globe Staff

Foster showed off his versatility Saturday, with 6 rushes for 23 yards and 4 catches for a team-high 52 yards.


Tom Brady looks sharp in return to scene of Super Bowl glory

By and Brad Almquist , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The Patriots quarterback saw his first action of the preseason against the Texans on Saturday night.

Bill Belichick and his heavy-hitting practice guests

By , Globe Staff

Tony La Russa and Tom Crean were guests of the Patriots coach this past week.