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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Patriots’ Malcolm Butler on challenge of defending Dolphins receivers

By , Globe Staff

The cornerback said Miami’s receivers present a challenge because of their size and speed.

Jim McBride

It takes more than one to replace Rob Gronkowski

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots count on the trio of Dwayne Allen, Jacob Hollister, and James Develin to be the next men up.

This time of year, Bill Belichick expecting the best from the Patriots

By , Globe Staff

New England can clinch the AFC East title with a win at Miami on Monday.

PATRIOTS AT DOLPHINS | 8:30 P.M. (ESPN, CH. 5)

What the Patriots need to do to beat the Dolphins

By , Globe Staff

The AFC East rivals meet in a rematch just two weeks after a chippy game in Foxborough.