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Our photographer perfectly captured the Dolphins’ game-winning play

J.C. Jackson couldn’t bear to watch the Dolphins celebrate.
J.C. Jackson couldn’t bear to watch the Dolphins celebrate.Jim Davis/Globe Staff

It was an innocent pitch, the type you see on every last-gasp, end-of-half/game play. Most of the time, those plays don’t work.

This time it did.

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Globe photographer Jim Davis’s images perfectly captured the final moments of the Patriots’ stunning 34-33 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

Here’s a look:

1. DeVante Parker was just looking to find a way to keep the play alive, so . . .

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2. . . . he tossed it to Kenyan Drake, who snagged it.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

3. Drake was off to the races. Here, he beat Rob Gronkowski en route to the end zone.


Jim Davis/Globe Staff

4. Two Patriots defenders gave it their best effort to nab Drake before the goal line.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

5. He scored, anyway. And J.C. Jackson, who had Parker in his sights early on, was distraught.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

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Sean Smyth can be reached at sean.smyth@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @smythsays.