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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

Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that they have given the Cardinals permission to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their vacant head-coaching position.

Next Cardinals head coach has a lot of work to do

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Whoever team president Michael Bidwell selects as the next Cardinals coach should have a formidable task ahead.

Rumors grow tying Reid to Arizona

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Multiple reports from around the league on Tuesday are tying ex-Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Cardinals' job opening.

Cardinals to interview Horton, Reid, McCoy

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Cardinals team president Michael Bidwill said Arizona will begin the head-coaching interview process with Ray Horton, Andy Reid and Mike McCoy.

Cardinals fire Whisenhunt, Graves, several coaches

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
A 1-11 finish to the 2012 season has cost head coach Ken Whisenhunt, GM Rod Graves and several Cardinals assistant coaches their jobs.

NFC West Spin cycle: Niners, Seahawks gear up for postseason

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Niners and Seahawks have plenty of momentum for the playoffs afer taking down the Cardinals and Rams, respectively, in Week 17.

49ers beat Cardinals to win NFC West

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Michael Crabtree finished with a career-high 172 yards, leading the 49ers to a 27-13 victory against the Cardinals on Sunday after a slow start.

Wells' Cardinals career hasn't worked out too well

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Most close Cardinals observers agree that former No. 1 pick Beanie Wells has been a bona fide disappointment in the desert.

Cardinals to start QB Hoyer in Week 17

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Wednesday that Brian Hoyer will start in the regular-season finale against the 49ers.

Cardinals place TE Housler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed TE Rob Housler (shoulder) on injured reserve and elevated WR Kerry Taylor from the practice squad.

NFC West Spin cycle: There's no stopping red-hot Seahawks

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The surging Seahawks grabbed center stage in the NFC West with their playoff-clinching rout of the Niners in Seattle.

Bears 'D' scores twice in win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense scored two touchdowns and the Bears beat the Cardinals 28-13 on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Cardinals continue counting on Campbell

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
DE Calais Campbell is one high-profile Cardinals defender whose star status continues to shine brightly.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers, Seahawks make statements

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Huge victories by San Francisco and Seattle in advance of their prime-time matchup in Week 16 grabbed the headlines in Week 15.

Desperate times in the desert

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
While there’s no doubt the Cardinals are in store for significant changes this offseason, the extent of those changes remain to be seen.

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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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