According to multiple reports, the Miami Dolphins have agreed to a four-year extension with outside linebacker Koa Misi.
The former second-round pick had his best season yet in 2012, totaling 65 tackles and 3.5 sacks. Misi particularly excelled in the Dolphins’ 4-3 defense after playing in the 3-4 scheme during his first two seasons.
This is somewhat of a questionable move by general manager Jeff Ireland, though. Miami has already invested so much in the linebacker corps with the signings of Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler in March. Also, Misi, while solid and perhaps underrated, is far from irreplaceable.
But I’ll wait to see the financial parameters of the new contract before reacting one way or another.
UPDATE: Misi’s extension is worth $17 million, of which, $8 million is guaranteed according to CBSSports.com. Not a bad deal at all for the Dolphins.