Patriots beat reporter

Jim McBride

McBride covers the Patriots for the Globe. A Malden native, he joined the Globe in 1988 as a co-op student from Suffolk University.

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NFL DRAFT | OFFENSIVE LINE

Battle-tested at Ohio State, Isaiah Prince ready for next step

By , Globe Staff

The Buckeye tackle, always good at run-blocking, improved in pass protection in his senior year.

NFL DRAFT | RUNNING BACKS

After injury-prone senior year, Stanford RB Bryce Love may be a sleeper pick

By , Globe Staff

Love, a star as a junior, returned for his senior season but a left ankle injury curtailed his production.

NFL DRAFT | WIDE RECEIVERS

Notre Dame’s Miles Boykins moves far up in the receiving line

By , Globe Staff

An excellent performance at the Combine improved the stock of the 6-foot-4-inch pass catcher.

NFL DRAFT | QUARTERBACKS

Duke’s Daniel Jones could be a fine understudy to Tom Brady

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots likely would have to trade up to draft him, but his promise might make it worth it.