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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

Cardinals' Feely deserving of Pro Bowl alternate

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
Of the five Cardinals named as Pro Bowl alternates, PK Jay Feely is the player who most deserved the honor, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals not hurrying to re-sign Breaston

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Playing this season under a one-year tender offer of $2.4 million, it appears Cardinals WR Steve Breaston's status suddenly has become a bit shaky in the desert.

Late field goal lifts Cards over Cowboys

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Jay Feely's 48-yard field goal barely cleared the crossbar with 5 seconds to go to thwart a big Dallas rally and give the Cardinals a 27-26 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Cardinals could have plenty of QB options

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals aren't saying much, but it appears there are more than a few interesting possibilities for the team's starting QB job in 2011.

Cards sell out Christmas game against Cowboys

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' home game against the Cowboys on Christmas evening has sold out and will air live on local television in Arizona.

Cards place WR Doucet on I.R., promote LB Gatewood

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have placed WR Early Doucet on injured reserve and promoted LB Curtis Gatewood from the practice squad to fill his roster spot.

Porter suffers triceps injury

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Cardinals veteran OLB Joey Porter has a significant triceps injury, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Cardinals, 49ers eyeing QBs of the future

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals couldn't be happier with PK Feely

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The word on Jay Feely is that the Cardinals' placekicker had already proven to be a big-time hit with his new teammates and coaches before pulling off the second-most prodigious PK performance in league history in Week 14 with his ...

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins and Cardinals PK Jay Feely as its Players of the Week.

Feely, Cards run all over Broncos

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Jay Feely became the fourth kicker in 40 years to run for a touchdown and added a career-best five field goals to help the Arizona Cardinals end a seven-game losing streak with a 43-13 win against Denver.

Skelton gets the nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt named John Skelton the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

Cardinals keep sellout streak alive

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have sold out every game they've played in University of Phoenix Stadium, and that includes this Sunday's game vs. the Broncos.

Top pass rusher right behind QB on Cardinals' wish list

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
While the Cardinals definitely will be looking for QB help this offseason for obvious reasons, they very well could opt for a quality pass rusher in the first round of the 2011 draft if one is available that they believe ...

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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