Patriots beat reporter

Jim McBride

McBride covers the Patriots for the Globe. A Malden native, he joined the Globe in 1988 as a co-op student from Suffolk University.

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Rob Gronkowski unfazed by seeing fewer passes thrown his way

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The Patriots’ star tight end said he values wins a lot more than receptions.


How the Patriots neutralized Patrick Mahomes — for a half, anyway

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A review of the game film highlights the defensive strategy, as well as several other telling plays.

Jim McBride

Patriots breakdown: The best and worst (and everything in between)

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Stephen Gostkowski’s winning field goal capped a night of thrilling up-and-down action.

Julian Edelman’s four-game suspension is upheld

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The Patriots receiver is eligible to return to the active roster on Oct. 1.