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.

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BEN VOLIN I ON FOOTBALL

Patriots-Steelers is looking like a shootout

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The Steelers should have a tough time stopping the Patriots. But the Patriots should have a tough time stopping the Steelers.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Among many Patriot failings vs. Dolphins, the secondary was primary

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Their pass coverage was woeful against the Dolphins, but it was hardly the only problem.

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Patriots Replay: Key plays from New England’s loss to the Dolphins

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Here’s our weekly look at the key plays in the Patriots’ game after reviewing the film.

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What the Patriots were missing made all the difference

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Not having Rob Gronkowski or Julian Edelman exposed some painful truths about the offense.