The fairy tale had to end sometime.
Despite their monumentally disappointing play this season, the Eagles are easily the most talented team the 'Fins have faced since their fortunes turned in Week 9—and the discrepancy in talent was clear. Philly overwhelmed Miami's offense, sacking Matt Moore and J.P. Losman a combined nine times.
The Dolphins' defense enjoyed another outstanding performance, but the offense's inability to generate points led to the loss.
From Jared Odrick and Jason Taylor to Tony Sparano and Daniel Thomas, here's nine lessons to take away from Sunday's loss.