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

Ben Volin | On football

The more Tom Brady talks, the more it seems to be about leverage over the Patriots

By , Globe Staff

All the talk of retirement could be just Brady flexing his muscles and extracting some concessions from the Patriots.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

The progress of rookie QBs, and other top story lines of the NFL offseason

By , Globe Staff

The Jets’ Sam Darnold is closer to being a Week 1 starter than the Browns’ No. 1 overall pick, Baker Mayfield.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

‘No-fun Patriots’ seem to be lightening up, perhaps to appease their disgruntled stars

By , Globe Staff

Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft may well be extending olive branches to Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Julian Edelman case is rife with questions; here are some answers

By , Globe Staff

The NFL’s policy on PEDs is spelled out clearly and can help us navigate through this development.