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.

Latest stories

NFL DRAFT | QUARTERBACKS

Duke’s Daniel Jones could be a fine understudy to Tom Brady

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots likely would have to trade up to draft him, but his promise might make it worth it.

NFL DRAFT | TIGHT ENDS

Jace Sternberger is no Gronk, but there are similarities

By , Globe Staff

The big Texas A&M tight end has thrust himself into the top five at his position for the NFL Draft.

NFL DRAFT | DEFENSIVE LINE

Notre Dame’s Jerry Tillery is everything you want in a defensive lineman

By , Globe Staff

The Fighting Irish standout will be prized in the NFL Draft for his size, speed, power, and athleticism.

Patriots sign tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins to a one-year deal

By , Globe Staff

Seferian-Jenkins, entering his sixth NFL season, brings much-needed experience to the team’s tight end corps.