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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Dion Lewis standing tall in bid to make Patriots

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Running back Dion Lewis seeks to continue strong play as Patriots get set to face Carolina.

Patriots Notebook

Patriots lose Brandon Gibson and Brian Tyms

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Gibson, who was one of the stars of training camp and the exhibition season, was placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a right knee injury.

Patriots 26, Saints 24

Patriots rally to defeat Saints

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Jimmy Garoppolo led New England out of a 21-0 hole, rallying the Patriots to a preseason victory.

Health is the key for Patriots linebackers

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Jerod Mayo has had two straight seasons cut short by injury, and Dont’a Hightower is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.