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


Are the NFL’s top contenders limping into the postseason?

By , Globe Staff

The question marks facing the Saints, Rams, Chiefs, and Patriots is where we begin our Week 14 Review.


A day after unthinkable loss, there are no answers in Foxborough

By , Globe Staff

Even some of Bill Belichick’s ardent supporters question his strategy, but the Patriots don’t want to talk about it.

Patriots’ loss likely ended any shot at the No. 1 seed in the AFC

By , Globe Staff

The Chiefs beat the Ravens in overtime and have a two-game lead on the Patriots with three to play.

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Patriots almost always execute in crunch time, but they didn’t against the Dolphins

By , Globe Staff

Tom Brady losing track of the timeouts and Stephen Gostkowski missing two kicks were among the team’s many mistakes.