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


Five things to watch in Patriots’ second preseason game

By , Globe Staff

Jacoby Brissett, for one, will be under scrutiny as the Patriots face the Texans in Houston Saturday night.


Around the NFL, QBs are training and eating the Tom Brady way

By , Globe Staff

Players such as Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, and Marcus Mariota are adopting Brady’s diet and regimen.

To Bill Belichick, week with Texans has no underlying intrigue

By , Globe Staff

The fact that the teams will meet for real in Week 3 is no big deal, said the coach.


Monday’s practice report: A workout before hitting the road

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots practiced for 90 minutes Monday and now head to West Virginia for joint sessions with the Texans.