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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

Favre rallies Vikings over Cardinals in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Brett Favre rallied the Vikings from 14 points down to tie it with 27 seconds to play, then drove them into position for Ryan Longwell's 35-yard game-winning field goal for a 27-24 overtime victory over the Arizona Cardinals on ...

Vikings-Cardinals prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm thinks the Vikings will somehow scratch out a win Sunday against the Cardinals.

Free-agent QBs remain on Cardinals' radar

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
With both Derek Anderson and Max Hall struggling more often than not, a big buzz is already brewing that the Cardinals will seriously scour the free-agent market for starting-caliber QB help for a second straight offseason.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game

Allergic reaction slows Cardinals RB Wells

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
An allergic reaction to a medication has limited the practice participation of Cardinals RB Beanie Wells, casting some doubt on his availability for Sunday's game at Minnesota.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to check out in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Cardinals QB Anderson to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson will get the start for Arizona this week, replacing rookie Max Hall.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup heading into Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game in Minnesota.

Beanie the starter should be fantasy joy

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
It took nearly half the season, but Beanie Wells has finally taken hold of the Cardinals' featured back job — and the fantasy value that goes with it.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Cardinals activate LBs Hayes, Schofield

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals added LB Gerald Hayes to the active roster from the physically-unable-to-perform list on Saturday. LB O'Brien Schofield has also been added from the non-football injury list.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Branch shines, Campbell sputters for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While Alan Branch has finally branched out the way the Cardinals hoped he would when they traded up to get him at the top of the second round in the 2006 draft, Calais Campbell has been a disappointment so far ...

Hall passes test, cleared to practice

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Cardinals activate CB Jefferson from practice squad

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals promoted CB A.J. Jefferson to their active roster and released CB Brandon McDonald.

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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