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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

Jets bench Sanchez, beat Cardinals

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and energized the Jets to a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Cardinals' sinking feeling grows with Sendlein out for year

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
Just what the Cardinals needed: Another crushing blow to their offensive line with the season-ending loss of C Lyle Sendlein.

Scout's Notebook: Cardinals LILB Daryl Washington

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the NFL's top blitzing 'backer, Daryl Washington.

Cardinals lose C Sendlein for the season

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting C Lyle Sendlein will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, the team confirmed Monday.

Same old story for Cardinals

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
The Cardinals started a new quarterback but the result was much of the same as they fell to the Rams for their seventh straight loss.

NFC West Spin cycle: Kaepernick teams up with 'D' to keep Niners hot

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers remained hot, the Rams rebounded with a win, the Seahawks shot themselves in the foot and the Cardinals kept losing in Week 12.

Rams beat Cardinals behind Jenkins' two interception-return TDs

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Janoris Jenkins returned two interceptions for touchdowns and St. Louis dominated the second half to hand the  Cardinals their seventh loss in a row.

Change is in the air in Arizona

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, both Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves are officially on the hot seat.

Rookie QB Lindley gets start for Cardinals

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that rookie Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback in Week 12 vs. the Rams.

Cardinals activate RB Wells, release LB Westerman

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Cardinals activated RB Beanie Wells off the short-term injured-reserve list and released Jamaal Westerman.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams, Cardinals continue to roll downhill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
While the Seahawks rested on their bye week, there was no rest for the weary Rams and Cardinals following losses to the Jets and Falcons.

Cardinals past point of no return?

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Cardinals appear to be limping toward the finish line to complete a dismal season that was once filled with promise.

Falcons survive Cardinals despite Ryan's five picks

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan overcame a career-worst five interceptions, and the Falcons rallied for a sloppy 23-19 victory over the Cardinals.

Rookie tackles settling in for Cardinals

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Get used to rookie tackles starting for the Cardinals the rest of the season — for better or worse.

More passing should be in Cards

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals need to add some new elements to spark what has been a lackluster offense, especially getting the receivers more involved.

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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