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Michael Whitmer

Whitmer joined the Globe in 2001, and has covered golf since 2009 and the Patriots since 2011. A graduate of Miami University, he has worked at newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina, and also spends part of the year working on the Globe’s sports copy desk.

Latest stories

Newest Patriots linebackers relish chance to contribute

By , Globe Staff

Akeem Ayers and Jonathan Casillas have seen their playing time rise significantly since joining the team.

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If Patriots win coin toss, will they take ball vs. Packers?

By , Globe Staff

Bill Belichick wouldn’t say if he’ll go for first blood in Green Bay, where the Packers are known for scoring early and often.

If Patriots win coin toss, will they take ball vs. Packers?

By , Globe Staff

Coach Bill Belichick wouldn’t say if he’ll go for first blood in Green Bay, where the Packers are known for scoring early and often.

Brandon LaFell has found his niche with Patriots

By , Globe Staff

After a frustrating training camp, the wide receiver has become one of Tom Brady’s most reliable targets.