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Jonathon Amaya

Jonathon Amaya - #27 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 11/25/1988
Birthplace Diamond Bar, CA
College Nevada
Years played 4

Under the gun in the desert

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush explains why there isn’t a player in the NFL facing more pressure this coming season than Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb.

Cardinals DT Williams getting primed for season

Posted May 27, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Arizona DT Dan Williams is in a much better state this offseason than he was a year ago, according to our NFC Whispers.

Cardinals sign LB Groves

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed former Raiders unrestricted free-agent LB Quentin Groves on Thursday, the team confirmed.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

Around Fantasyland: RB injuries

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar reviews the latest injuries around the NFL at the running back position and how they fit into the 2012 fantasy season. 

Rookie Fleming figures in LCB mix for Cardinals

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Word is third-round pick Jamell Fleming is in the running for the starting LCB job in Arizona.

Cardinals add DE Cohen

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to a contract with free agent DE Landon Cohen.

Cardinals sign four, including RB James

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed four tryout players on Monday, including RB Javarris James.

Cardinals agree to five-year deal with DE Campbell

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Cardinals and franchise-tagged DE Calais Campbell have agreed on a five-year contract, the team announced. There will be a press conference on Friday.

Rookie Massie shaping up as Cardinals' starting ORT

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
It certainly seems like fourth-round rookie Bobby Massie has an excellent shot at becoming the Cardinals’ new starting right tackle.

Cardinals promote Keim, hire Licht to personnel department

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Cardinals hired Jason Licht as director of player personnel and promoted Steve Keim to vice president of player personnel, the team announced.

Report: QB Leinart to sign with Raiders

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick QB Matt Leinart will sign with the Raiders, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Cardinals make Fitzgerald happy with Floyd pick

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
Hooking up with his good buddy Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd may bring back memories of Anquan Boldin in the desert.

Fantasy spin: Cardinals WR Michael Floyd

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
WR Michael Floyd has the talent to be the No. 2 wideout the Cardinals have lacked since Anquan Boldin left.

TE Housler has breakthrough potential for Cardinals

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Cardinals TE Rob Housler and RB Ryan Williams are a both good bets as possible breakthrough players in their second pro seasons.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 27, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have signed Amaya to a 1-year contract.||||||| Amaya played in 12 games last season for the Miami Dolphins, where he was second on the team in special teams tackles with seven.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Amaya is inactive for Sunday's game against New England after he was charged with battery Monday following a confrontation with a taxi driver.||||||| Amaya had played in the past seven games, mostly on special teams.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Miami Dolphins defensive back Jonathon Amaya has been charged with battery after police say he choked a taxi driver. A Miami Beach Police report shows Amaya was arrested early Monday morning. It was not immediately known if he has an attorney.||||||| The report says Amaya offered the taxi driver $100 to take him from Miami Beach to Weston. The driver told police Amaya became aggressive, so he turned around the car and asked him to get out. The driver said Amaya then leaned forward, wrapped his hands around the driver's neck and starting choking him. Officers saw the taxi driving erratically and heard the driver scream "this man is trying to kill me." The driver wasn't injured.
Posted Sept. 25, 2012
Miami signed Amaya on Tuesday.||||||| Amaya returns to the Dolphins after being part of the team's trade with New Orleans for Reggie Bush in 2011. He played in all 16 games for the Saints last season, after playing in 10 for the Dolphins as a rookie in 2010.

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