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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

Report: Cardinals re-sign S Ware

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals’ Web site revealed Wednesday that the team has agreed on a one-year deal with unrestricted free agent S Matt Ware.

Cardinals re-sign five free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed five free agents for the 2010 season Monday — one unrestricted free agent ILB Monty Beisel), three restricted free agents (WR Steve Breaston, NT Gabe Watson and C Lyle Sendlein) and one exclusive rights free agent (CB Michael ...

Report: Cardinals LB Porter arrested for DUI, assaulting officer

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Cardinals OLB Joey Porter was arrested early Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence and accused of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the Associated Press.

Cardinals' defense muddled in the middle

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals believe both Kerry Rhodes and Joey Porter should help a defense that left a lot to be desired in the playoffs, we hear the team is quite concernd over the gaping hole in the middle of the ...

Cardinals TE Patrick signs tender

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Cardinals took care of business on a number of fronts Tuesday, with restricted free agent TE Ben Patrick’s signing of his one-year qualifying offer being the most noteworthy maneuver.

Cardinals sign free-agent OLB Porter

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
In dire need of a quality pass rusher, the Cardinals announced the signing early Friday evening of Joey Porter, one of the league’s most productive sackers in recent years.

Cardinals sign ex-Browns QB Anderson

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent QB Derek Anderson. Terms were not disclosed.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Cardinals re-sign OL Bridges

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Continuing their recent trend of re-signing free agents, the Cardinals announced the signing of OL Jeremy Bridges to a three-year contract Thursday afternoon.

Cardinals sign TEs Becht, Spach to new deals

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with free-agent TEs Anthony Becht and Stephen Spach. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Rhodes reverses Cardinals' downhill course

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Just one day after what seemed like full-scale Armageddon for many Cardinals boosters, newly acquired S Kerry Rhodes immediately added a badly needed ray of sunshine in the desert.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Giants sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

Ravens get Boldin for reasonable price

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' acquisition of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin was wise on several levels, not the least of which was that it filled a huge need for Baltimore.

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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