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Ben Volin

Volin is the national NFL reporter for the Globe, which he joined in the spring of 2013. 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

Patriots got a more realistic test from Panthers

By , Globe Staff

The offense faced a stiffer challenge in the third exhibition game, and the defense showed creativity and versatility.

Patriots extend contract of linebacker Jonathan Freeny

By and , Globe Staff

The linebacker, who also plays on special teams, is in his fifth NFL season.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

What challenges await Patriots in first four games?

By , Globe Staff

As the preseason winds down and cuts loom, it’s time to scout the opposition during Tom Brady’s suspension.

Ben Volin | On football

Jimmy Garoppolo is the ‘priority’ but Tom Brady is still The Man

By , Globe Staff

Brady and Garoppolo split the first-half duties, but Brady led the Patriots to their first-half TD.