NFL Writer

Ben Volin

Ben Volin joined the Globe in 2013 as the national NFL reporter, with a focus on the Patriots. During his tenure in Boston, Volin has covered two Patriots Super Bowl runs, Deflategate, and the Aaron Hernandez murder saga.

A graduate of Emory University with an MBA from the University of Florida, Volin previously spent eight years at the Palm Beach Post, where he covered the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators.

Latest stories

Dont’a Hightower returns to the field for Patriots

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The defensive captain came off the PUP list and practiced for the first time, leading a host of positive injury news.

The Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring with his name engraved on it

By , and , Globe Staff

Anthony Scaramucci produced a bit of fake news this week in regards to President Trump, Robert Kraft, and a Patriots Super Bowl ring.

Ben Volin | On football

NFL extending Roger Goodell is about the owners, not the players or fans

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The message Monday was clear: Goodell has been good for business, and is here to stay through 2024.

Patriots notebook

Bill Belichick has words of praise after loss to Texans

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Cyrus Jones singled out for doing a good job in the return game.