Miami Dolphins: Five Things We Learned From Their Beatdown Over the Patriots

They did it. They actually friggin' did it!

The Miami Dolphins managed to overcome their own Dolphiningness and decimated the New England Patriots 33-20 to start the 2014 season with a bang.

Miami wrecked the haters in the face and took names as they sacked Tom Brady, forced turnovers, and -- WAIT FOR IT -- scored more touchdowns than field goals!

It was a glorious way to kick things off.

See also: The New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium (Slideshow)

Here's what we learned from the Dolphins' denting serious ass on Sunday:

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