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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 FB Broughton likely tore ACL

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Cardinals said that FB Nehemiah Broughton likely tore his ACL in their preseason win over the Bears Saturday night.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Cardinals' high draft picks lying low for now

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
When it comes to the Cardinals’ depth chart, we hear looks are more than a bit deceiving in the cases of first-round draft pick Dan Williams and second-round pick Daryl Washington.

Cardinals to start Anderson at QB on Saturday

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Derek Anderson will be the starting quarterback in Saturday's preseason game against the Bears.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

Cardinals' Fitzgerald has knee sprain

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has a sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee, an MRI revealed Sunday. The injury may keep Fitzgerald on the sideline for the rest of the preseason, but it's not expected to ...

Young OLB Brown looking good for Cardinals

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert tell us second-year OLB Cody Brown, a second-round pick in 2009 who suffered a season-ending left wrist injury in training camp last year, is making good progress.

Cardinals RB Wells suffers rib injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells was carted off the practice field Monday after suffering a rib injury, the Arizona Republic is reporting.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, cut Ali

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Monday that they have re-signed FB Reagan Maui'a and waived/injured FB Charles Ali, who has been sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Smith made it to Canton his way

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing record might be the single greatest statistical achievement in football, but it's the way he achieved this near-unbreakable mark that was most impressive.

Cardinals sign CB Ford, release CB Barksdale

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Cardinals made some adjustments on the corners Friday, signing CB Trevor Ford while releasing CB Rashad Barksdale.

Cardinals sign LB Togafau, S Rouse

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals had a busy Tuesday on the transactions front, signing LB Pago Togafau and S Aaron Rouse, among other moves. In addition, the team waived/injured DE Dean Muhtadi (calf) and released LB Ali Highsmith and WR Deryn Bowser.

Report: Cardinals sign first-round pick Williams

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have officially reached an agreement with first-round NT Dan Williams, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.

Grimm headed for 'Hog' heaven

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
For those of you relatively unfamiliar with “The Hogs,” PFW's Dan Arkush and Hall of Fame “Hog” Russ Grimm himself present the following history lesson.

Cardinals sign second-round rookie Washington

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of second-round ILB Daryl Washington to a four-year contract, leaving first-round DT Dan Williams as the only unsigned drafted rookie on the team.

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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