NFL Writer

Ben Volin

Ben Volin joined the Globe in 2013 as the national NFL reporter, with a focus on the Patriots. During his tenure in Boston, Volin has covered two Patriots Super Bowl runs, Deflategate, and the Aaron Hernandez murder saga.

A graduate of Emory University with an MBA from the University of Florida, Volin previously spent eight years at the Palm Beach Post, where he covered the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators.

Latest stories

Ben Volin | On Football

Patriots can afford to take chances in draft because of Brady and Belichick

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots have the two greatest fallback options when all else fails, something no other team can claim.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

What are the Patriots up to? And what does it mean for upcoming draft?

By , Globe Staff

The Patriots invited an interesting group of prospects to Foxborough on official visits. They could go in multiple directions.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

The long-term health of the Patriots may be riding on this year’s NFL draft

By , Globe Staff

Without a filled-out defensive staff, the onus is on the scouting department to get it right as New England works to replenish its roster.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

Failures of AAF a predictable call

By , Globe Staff

Developmental football leagues don’t work because the economics don’t add up.