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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 QB Hall to I.R.

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have placed rookie QB Max Hall on injured reserve and signed QB Richard Bartel.

QB burnout absolutely killing lowly Cardinals

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
With their quarterbacks dropping like flies, the Cardinals aren’t exactly sure where to turn in a season that is now assured of being the worst in the Ken Whisenhunt regime.

Rams get to .500 with 19-6 win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Steven Jackson rushed for 102 yards, including 27 on the game's lone TD, and St. Louis sent Arizona to its seventh loss in a row 19-6 on Sunday.

More injuries for Cardinals QBs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' quarterback shuffle continued in Sunday's loss to the Rams when emergency third-QB John Skelton had to play.

Stinger hampers effectiveness of Cardinals' Dockett

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Arizona DL Darnell Dockett has been struggling because of a stinger that has reduced the strength in his left arm, a source says in NFC West Whispers.

Whisenhunt appears safe in Arizona

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Team insiders tell us Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt, who had his contract extended through 2013 in February, is in no apparent danger of losing his job.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Double whammy in desert for Niners, Cardinals

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
There's no denying the ramifications resulting from the Niners' 27-6 lopsided Monday-night victory over the Cardinals, as San Francisco lost RB Frank Gore for the rest of the season with a fractured right hip and Cardinals QB Derek Anderson ...

Westbrook gains 136 yards; 49ers roll 27-6

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Brian Westbrook rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown in place of the injured Frank Gore and the San Francisco 49ers sent punchless Arizona to its sixth straight loss, 27-6 Monday night in a shower of boos from the Cardinals ...

Low temps force roof to be closed for Cardinals-49ers

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Due to unseasonably low temperatures and freeze warnings, the Cardinals announced that the roof at University of Phoenix Stadium will be closed for Monday night's game against the 49ers.

D.R.C. likely target of Wilson's criticism

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 2:59 a.m. ET
When Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson criticized some teammates for being too lax, one player he was almost certainly referring to was Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, according to our NFC West Whispers.

Injury report for 49ers-Cardinals MNF game

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 12 Monday-night game, San Francisco at Arizona, showing the status of each injured player.

2011 NFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
After the season, the 49ers will have to decide who will be their quarterback of the future, as both Alex Smith and Troy Smith may become free agents. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC West players likely to ...

Cardinals unlikely to trade Fitzgerald

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Rumors that the Cardinals might attempt to trade star WR Larry Fitzgerald before his contract runs out after the 2011 season are picking up steam, but inside sources have a hard time envisioning that scenario.

Cardinals make multiple roster moves

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Injuries have forced Arizona to make a series of roster moves on Tuesday afternoon.

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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