Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi is placed on injured reserve, will miss ’17

Koa Misi has been on the sideline during the Dolphins’ offseason. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

DAVIE – Linebacker Koa Misi missed all but three games last season because of a neck injury and the Dolphins aren’t sure if he’ll be ready to compete for a job again.

Coach Adam Gase placed Misi on injured reserve Tuesday afternoon in advance of the opening of training camp Thursday.

Misi won’t be eligible to return off the injured reserve list this season, The Post’s Joe Schad reported.

“I don’t know where we’re at right now,” Gase said earlier Tuesday afternoon, when he addressed the media. “As soon as we get those results, then I’ll know more.”

Gase had said he’s confident Misi will play again “at some point.” But the move to IR puts  serious doubt on that. Misi would be a 31-year-old linebacker next year trying to come back from missing nearly two full seasons — a comeback with few parallels in this league.

Misi started only two games before injuring his neck last season but has not proved to be durable most of his seven prior NFL seasons. He played all 16 games as a rookie in 2010 but has missed at least two games in every season but one since.

His presence in camp would have been critical as the Dolphins revamp a linebacking corps that underperformed last season. Kiko Alonso is the lone certain holdover. The Dolphins added Ohio State’s Raekwon McMillan in the second round of the draft and Pittsburgh’s Lawrence Timmons via free agency.

Gase said he’s “more confident” in his linebacking corps as a whole than some outside the building appear to be at this point.

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