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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When the Patriots started to blitz, the tide really turned

By , Globe Staff

The defense thrived once Matt Patricia started dictating the terms, instead of sitting back and giving the Jaguars time on play-action.


Patriots Replay: Key plays from New England’s win over the Jaguars

By , Globe Staff

Here’s our weekly look at the key plays in the Patriots’ game after reviewing the film.

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Danny Amendola saved the day for the Patriots

By , Globe Staff

He came up big in the clutch once again with two TDs and a key conversion in the fourth quarter.


Danny Amendola saved the day, and the Patriots’ season

By , Globe Staff

Has there ever been a more clutch NFL player than Amendola, who had a huge fourth quarter Sunday?