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


Why it was smart for Julian Edelman to front-load his contract, and other Patriots notes

By , Globe Staff

We also touch on Andrew Hawkins’s role, Robert Kraft talking about the NFL’s international series, and Devin McCourty’s latest move.


Which players and coaches will be under the most pressure this season?

By , Globe Staff

The pressure’s on MVP Matt Ryan to help Falcons move on from last year’s disappointing Super Bowl loss.

Patriots sign former Jets linebacker David Harris

By , Globe Staff

The durable 10-year veteran, who was released early this month, could be a valuable pickup.

US Open notebook

Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas fall short in final round

By , Globe Staff

The contenders were unable to keep pace with eventual champion Brooks Koepka.