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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 WR Doucet may have sports hernia

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
According to multiple media outlets, Cardinals WR Early Doucet missed practice with a possible sports hernia Wednesday — an injury that could keep him out of action for a "few" weeks if indeed the injury is a sports hernia, PFW Cardinals ...

Cardinals make switch at FB

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
The Cardinals made a change at fullback, cutting Jerome Johnson and signing Reagan Maui'a.

Fitzgerald spoils Bradford's debut; Cardinals win 17-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Larry Fitzgerald got loose for a go-ahead 21-yard touchdown catch with 6:13 to play in the Arizona Cardinals 17-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Report: Warner plans to stay retired

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
With all of the question marks surrounding the Cardinals' quarterbacks, Kurt Warner isn't coming back, despite requests from his former team.

Cardinals RB Wells questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells (knee) did not practice Friday and is listed as questionable for the season opener against the Rams.

Hall could be Cardinals' QB of future

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Make way for undrafted rookie QB Max Hall, a local boy who has wasted precious little time making good with the Cardinals and their fans.

Cardinals WR Fitzgerald ready for season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
After WR Larry Fitzgerald's second practice since spraining his right knee, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said his top receiver is "moving along just fine."

Ten most intriguing players of Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 1:21 a.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald won't become a fantasy nonfactor just because Kurt Warner has retired, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in his discussion of this week's intriguing fantasy players.

Uninspiring presence brings Leinart down in desert

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
More than anything, Matt Leinart's lackluster command in the pocket, as well as in the locker room, was responsible for his fall from grace in Arizona.

Cardinals cut ties with QB Matt Leinart

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released QB Matt Leinart, who failed to win the team's starting job this summer.

Eagles trade for OG Wells, place Abiamiri on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Needing some healthy bodies on the offensive line, the Eagles acquired OG Reggie Wells from Arizona for an undisclosed draft choice. Philly also placed DE Victor Abiamiri on the PUP list and cut 10 players.

Cardinals reward DT Dockett with extension

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals have made news mostly for their QB situation recently, they changed the tone Wednesday, signing DT Darnell Dockett to a four-year contract extension.

Report: Cardinals shopping Leinart

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
In what has turned into a very public quarterback battle in Arizona, reports indicate that the Cardinals are now talking with teams about trading QB Matt Leinart.

Arizona trims down to 75

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
To bring down its roster to the league-required 75-player maximum by this afternoon, Arizona placed two players on injured lists and released another.

Eagles trade FB Scott to Cardinals for CB Calvin

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have traded FB Charles Scott to the Cardinals for CB Jorrick Calvin, a swap of 2010 sixth-round draft picks.

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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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