Ben Volin

Volin is the national NFL reporter for the Globe, which he joined in the spring of 2013. 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

Three reasons to be wary of the Jets

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

It starts with a defensive unit that might have the best front seven in football.


Rex Ryan has high hopes for his Jets

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

The bombastic coach asserts, “We feel great about our situation, feel great about our team.”

Ben Volin | On football

Patriots’ skimpy return for Ryan Mallett shows how teams view QB

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

The Patriots got the equivalent of a bag of footballs and 20 rolls of athletic tape from the Texans in the Ryan Mallett trade.

Sunday Football Notes

NFL policy change more about PR than conscience

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

The NFL’s new measures on domestic abuse are at least a good first step for the league.