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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Versatility name of the game for Patriots secondary

By , Globe Staff

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


Josh McDaniels tackles unknowns in practice

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The job of the Patriots offensive coordinator this week is to familiarize himself with an unfamiliar foe in Dallas.

Bill Belichick reiterates support for expanded challenge ability

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In the wake of Monday night’s blown call, the Patriots coach may gain support for the notion of having replay available for most plays.

Julian Edelman has gone from unheralded to invaluable for Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The college QB-turned-receiver is off to the best start of his seven-year career, with 30 receptions in three games.