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Suh, Misi receive restructured contracts from Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins will need to make some moves in free agency if they want to compete with the New England Patriots and New York Jets in the AFC East next season. One of the primary issues here is that Miami finds itself $3.9 million over the cap after placing the transition tag on Olivier Vernon earlier this week. Needless to say, some work needs to be done here if the Dolphins...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis breaks Dolphins linebacker’s ankles with unreal juke

Dion Lewis is unfair. The New England Patriots running back returned to action against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night after sitting out Week 7 with an abdomen injury, but you wouldn’t have known he was ever injured based on the moves he put on one Dolphins linebacker. Quarterback Tom Brady pitched the ball to Lewis on a first-and-10 late in the first quarter, and Lewis...
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down film of Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi

With Jeff Ireland making the decisions, the Dolphins changed their draft position to select Koa Misi who was drafted as an edge rusher from a now PAC 12 school who hasn’t found a true position. I guess Ireland has a type. Before the 2015 NFL draft there was a lot of speculation that the Miami Dolphins were going to go after a Middle linebacker in the first two rounds. I would...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins' Koa Misi starting to feel at home at middle linebacker

When the Miami Dolphins decided to shift Koa Misi to the middle of the field instead of contuining on with now departed linebcker Dannell Ellerbe, there was a lot of skepticism as to whether it would work out or not. The results were nothing special, but they were good enough.Now, going into his second year at the middle linebacker position, Misi is feeling much more comfortable...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Miami Dolphins set at middle linebacker with Koa Misi?

A major need in the eyes of many fans going into this year's offseason was the middle linebacker position, as the team hasn't had a truly good linebacker in the middle since Karlos Dansby in 2012. Dansby was shipped out of Miami by the front office when the organization decided to go forward with a youth movement, replacing Dansby with current  New Orleans Saints linebacker Dannell...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Koa Misi getting comfortable in the middle of the defense

Last season Koa Misi took the reins at middle linebacker of the Miami Dolphins defense for the first time and it didn't go as expected. Due to a combination of injuries Misi was in and out of the lineup throughout the season and had trouble adjusting to the new position.After a full offseason to recover from his injuries, Misi enters his second season as the middle linebacker on...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Koa Misi wants to remain in the middle but the final decision won't be his

The Miami Dolphins have been working to upgrade the linebacker position over the past several years. After Joe Philbin's first year on the job, the front office released Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett in favor of Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler. Of course, we all know how that worked out. Last season, they moved Koa Misi to the middle and while his play was solid, it was nothing...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Dolphins primed for breakout seasons

In order to make a postseason run in the NFL, teams need certain players to step up and have career years in each aspect of the game, offensively, defensively or on special teams. Here’s a look at which players are poised to fill that role and have breakout seasons for the Miami Dolphins in the upcoming 2014 campaign. 5. LB Koa Misi Koa Misi is the Dolphins starting middle linebacker...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Player quotes from Miami Dolphins OTAs

Koa Misi on the main differences between playing outside versus inside “I’ve played defensive end, I’ve played outside linebacker (and) all of our reads were from the outside in. I was walked out on number two. I’m playing Mike (linebacker) now, I’m in the middle. I’m reading everything inside out. I’m dropping in the middle. Everything’s different. I’ve got a lot...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins experimenting with Koa Misi at middle linebacker

DAVIE, Fla. -- When Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin went through year-end film, one player kept appearing. Fifth-year pro Koa Misi stood out in several examples focusing on basic fundamentals. "One of the things we've emphasized strongly have been fundamentals on defense, whether its block protection, pursuit, tackling, creating turnovers," Philbin said. "And one of the things...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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