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.

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Bill Belichick lauds team’s spirit after ugly victory

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“I don’t think there’s any way to understate the importance of mental toughness,” he said.

Patriots notebook

Bill Belichick has no update on Amendola, Dobson injuries

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The Patriots coach said it was too soon to know the severity of the receivers’ injuries.

Patriots 20, Bills 13

Injury-riddled Patriots get to 10-0, but it doesn’t come easy

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It was a grind on Monday night against the Bills, but the Patriots did just enough to remain unbeaten.

Patriots’ Malcolm Butler is up to every challenge

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The cornerback won’t back down — even against the NFL’s best receivers.