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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Jim McBride | Sunday football notes

John Hannah ideal choice to honor ex-teammate, good friend Leon Gray

By , Globe Staff

Gray will be inducted posthumously into the Patriots Hall of Fame, and Hannah will give the induction speech.

Jim McBride | sunday football notes

Isaiah Wynn a study in the power of positive thinking

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots offensive lineman, who sat out 2018 with a torn Achilles’ tendon, used the time wisely.

positional battles | defensive line

Trey Flowers left a big hole to fill on the Patriots defensive line

By , Globe Staff

A lot of young players will be jostling for slots in training camp, and a couple of veterans were added to the mix, too.

positional battles | defensive back

Patriots are loaded in the secondary, but who will make the cut?

By , Globe Staff

A surplus of bodies should make for a competitive summer and some tough roster decisions.