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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

Cards' outlook for Faneca, Sendlein hardly grim

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:02 a.m. ET
Arizona's offensive line has changed a great deal, but O-line coach Russ Grimm is up for the challenge, especially with new OLG Alan Faneca and old C Lyle Sendlein in the mix.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Cardinals' new WR trio packs fantasy punch

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
You will be committing a cardinal sin if you don't at least consider Larry Fitzgerald, Early Doucet and Steve Breaston as legitimate fantasy options.

Willis tops among NFC West IDPs

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
While the NFC West arguably remains the league’s weakest division, it is strong in terms of individual fantasy defenders, led by IDP superheavyweight Patrick Willis.

Cardinals sign rookie CB Calvin

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of sixth-round CB Jorrick Calvin to a four-year contract. Terms were not disclosed for the second member of Arizona’s draft class to agree to contract terms.

Cardinals sign rookie TE Dray

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals got the ball rolling on the rookie contract front Thursday with the signing of seventh-round TE Jim Dray to a four-year contract.

Hightower could be Cardinals' third-down back

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Even though he’s listed first on the depth chart as the starting RB ahead of Chris “Beanie” Wells, we hear Tim Hightower could be the top candidate for the Cardinals' third-down-RB role.

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Cardinals RFA Lutui signs qualifying offer

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced that restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui finally signed his one-year qualifying offer of $1.76 million one day before the designated deadline.

Cardinals embracing change on offense

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With new starting QB Matt Leinart and free-agent pickup OG Alan Faneca, the Cardinals' offense is heading into a transitional year.

Crowd gathering at cornerback for Cardinals

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
It would appear the Cardinals are in no great rush to anoint a starting right cornerback opposite Pro Bowler Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for the coming season.

Cardinals make changes to scouting department

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Kyle Johnson has joined the Cardinals as a college scout, and several other changes in the personnel department were announced by the team Monday.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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