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

For the Patriots, this week’s opponent will bear a resemblance to last week’s

By , Globe Staff

Chicago coach Matt Nagy learned under Kansas City’s Andy Reid, and the teams’ offenses are similar.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

NFL’s TV ratings and TD numbers are on the rise

By , Globe Staff

After years of bad publicity, the league’s bosses believe they have turned around things for the better.

NFL has moved on from the national anthem issue

By , Globe Staff

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league is focused instead on working with players on social programs.

‘Remember, we can fine it on Monday’: NFL urging refs to show restraint on roughing-the-passer penalties

By , Globe Staff

Though there was a spike in calls early on, the league has emphasized to officials to exercise more caution.