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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This former UNH star isn’t into the Chris Hogan comparisons. He just wants to make a 53-man roster.

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Dalton Crossan said he met with officials from about 12-15 teams, including a 45-minute chat with the Patriots.

Patriots assistant Brian Daboll named offensive coordinator at Alabama

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The tight ends coach becomes the first defection from Bill Belichick’s Super Bowl champion staff.

Who are the Patriots’ free agents, and will they be back?

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We examine the New England players who will hit the free agency market, whether as an unrestricted, restricted or exlusive rights free agent.

Patriots roster: Bound for Super Bowl LII?

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The team is well positioned with an excellent mix of talented veterans and rising youth — and plenty of cap space (estimated $65 million).