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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 snap losing streak with win over Lions

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Greg Toler brought back an interception 102 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to seal Arizona's 38-10 victory over Detroit on Sunday.

Week 15 handicapping column

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
PFW handicapping expert Mike Wilkening believes the Falcons will regain some of their lost luster on Sunday. 

Cardinals QB Lindley to start Week 15

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that QB Ryan Lindley will start in Week 15 against the Lions.

Cardinals place QB Kolb on I.R.

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve and signed OL Mike Gibson.

Cardinals' play beyond embarrassing

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' losses seem to be getting worse by the week as their nine-game losing streak rolls out of control.

Cardinals' Bidwill will not make a 'decision based on emotion'

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Cardinals president Micahel Bidwill spoke to reporters Monday after the Cardinals’ 58-0 loss to the Seahawks and said he will not make a “decision based on emotion.”

Cardinals claim QB Hoyer

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals claimed QB Brian Hoyer off waivers and placed C Rich Ohrnberger on injured reserve.

NFC West spin cycle: Cardinals come crashing down in franchise-worse loss

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
In an otherwise totally successful week for the NFC West, Arizona was totally embarrassed in a 58-0 loss to the surging Seahawks.

Seahawks dominate Cardinals 58-0

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner each had two interceptions, part of the eight turnovers forced by the Seahawks in a 58-0 win over the Cardinals.

Report: Cardinals fine DE Dockett six figures

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Cardinals fined DE Darnell Dockett six figures for an altercation with teammate S Kerry Rhodes, according to Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910.

Skelton named Cardinals' starter for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
John Skelton will return to being the Cardinals’ starting quarterback, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday.

Larry, Larry quite unmerry: Cards' Fitzgerald deserves better

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
After watching the Cardinals’ offense deteriorate the past two seasons, Tom Danyluk says an all-time receiving talent is sadly going to waste.

Cardinals cut TE Heap

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have cut veteran Todd Heap, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Whisenhunt running out of time to right ship

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt has four games left to try to get the Cardinals' offense producing, including getting the ball to WR Larry Fitzgerald.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams fortify status as divisional heavyweights

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Rams stole the show from Seattle in Week 13 with a stunning overtime upset of the Niners that moved their record to 4-0-1 in the NFC West.

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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