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


Former Patriots aren’t worried about team’s current state of affairs

By , Globe Staff

Sebastian Vollmer, Wes Welker, and Rob Ninkovich all downplayed Tom Brady’s absence from voluntary workouts.

Rob Gronkowski is expected to report to training camp on time

By Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

He said last month that he’s “trying to” get a new contract, but it doesn’t look like he’ll hold out in order to do so.


The NFL awarded three grants for player safety research. Here’s a closer look at the companies

By , Globe Staff

The league stages an annual contest to offer grants to schools and companies to develop better safety equipment.

Julian Edelman’s four-game suspension is upheld

By and , Globe Staff

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