Michael Whitmer

Whitmer joined the Globe in 2001, and has covered golf since 2009 and the Patriots since 2011. A graduate of Miami University, he has worked at newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina, and also spends part of the year working on the Globe’s sports copy desk.

Latest stories

Patriots’ defensive tackles can make a big difference

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Having a rotation at the position keeps players fresh and capitalizes on their strengths.

Cowboys’ Garrett, Weeden keeping a positive outlook

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The Dallas coach and quarterback are confident heading into Sunday’s matchup with the Patriots.

Patriots Notebook

Tom Brady shrugs off Greg Hardy’s comments

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The Patriots quarterback said his only focus is on Sunday’s game against Dallas, not trash talk.

Versatility name of the game for Patriots secondary

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Replacing Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner, Kyle Arrington, and Alfonzo Dennard requires a group effort, and coach Bill Belichick has attacked it multiple ways.