Barry Jackson wrote:
Despite placing Koa Misi on season-ending injured reserve, the Dolphins don’t feel compelled to immediately sign a veteran linebacker.
They are comfortable with Raekwon McMillan, Neville Hewitt and Mike Hull as their third through fifth linebackers. That could change during camp if those players do not impress or if an appealing veteran becomes available.
“I feel better probably than a lot of people do outside of our building,” coach Adam Gase said about the Dolphins’ comfort level with what they have at linebacker without Misi. “I like our guys. I saw a lot of good things in the spring. I feel like we look a lot different than we did last year with, when you get to the twos and threes, with the competition.”
(Gase made those comments before Misi was placed on IR.)
The Dolphins weren’t totally shocked by the Misi news. While they were hopeful he would be able to play, they were never certain he would be able to.
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