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.

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NFL free agent moves, the best and worst

By , Globe Staff

Hard to believe how quickly it has gone by, but believe it or not, the 2014 NFL season has just about reached its midway point.Now that the season is two months old, enough time has passed to review last offseason’s free agent moves. Let’s take a look at some of the best and worst signings, with help from our friends at Pro Football Focus and, plus traditional NFL stats:


Will Patriots see the good Jay Cutler or the bad one?

By , Globe Staff

There has been just enough Good Jay to keep the 3-4 Bears competitive. But will that continue in Foxborough on Sunday?

Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

By , Globe Staff

Revis did not practice Tuesday, and league sources said it was because he was late to the Patriots facility.

Patriots Replay: Key plays from Patriots’ win over Jets

By , Globe Staff

A closer look at the personnel and strategy shows why the Jets kept things close against the Patriots on Thursday.