Reporter

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

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Five things to watch for in Patriots-Giants

By , Globe Staff

Players to keep an eye on include Jimmy Garoppolo, Jacoby Brissett, and Barkevious Mingo.

Matthew Slater gets contract extension from Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The special teams captain is in his ninth NFL season and has been a Pro Bowler five times.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Patriots got a more realistic test from Panthers

By , Globe Staff

The offense faced a stiffer challenge in Exhibition Game No. 3, and the defense showed creativity and versatility.

Patriots extend contract of linebacker Jonathan Freeny

By and , Globe Staff

The linebacker, who also plays on special teams, is in his fifth NFL season.