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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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BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

On defense, Patriots value versatility over specialization

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

Cross-training players for multiple positions and assignments can only improve the defense.

Three reasons the Dolphins should scare Patriots fans

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

The Dophins have a lot of issues coming into the season, but the Patriots shouldn’t be looking past them.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

New offensive line key for Dolphins

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

Chasing the Patriots while replacing five starters on the offensive line will be no easy task for coach Joe Philbin and QB Ryan Tannehill.

ben volin | on football

Projecting the Patriots’ 53-man roster

By Ben Volin , Globe Staff

Will Ryan Mallett make the cut? Ben Volin predicts the players the Patriots will carry into the season.