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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 place RB Wells on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed RB Beanie Wells on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Cardinals add FB Hall

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed FB Korey Hall and cut OT Pat McQuistan, the team announced Tuesday.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state for the NFC West.

Cardinals stomp Eagles for best start in 38 years

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Cardinals ran over the Eagles 27-6 on Sunday for their best start in 38 years.

Cardinals LBs providing full-fledged impact

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
It’s hard not to start paying more attention to a quality Cardinals LB corps that appears to have picked right up where it left off last season.

Key matchup: Eagles CBs vs. Cardinals WRs

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Eagles' CBs vs. the Cardinals' WRs in the Week Three duel in the desert.

NFC West spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Unbeaten Cardinals riding Kolb as far as possible

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
The Cardinals, with a backup quarterback, beat Tom Brady and the Patriots; the Buccaneers building something; plus replacement refs taking step back.

Kolb throws, runs for TDs as Cards top Pats

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb threw for one touchdown and ran for another as the Cardinals upset the Patriots, 20-18, on Sunday.

Arizona coach inches closer to ruling out Skelton

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is inching closer to acknowledging that Kevin Kolb will be the starting QB Sunday at New England.

Cardinals' ground game hard to figure

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
It’s starting to look like the Cardinals’ RB situation could be perhaps even more fluid than the team’s unsettled situation at quarterback.

NFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

Report: Titans to add OG Lutui

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Titans are signing veteran OG Deuce Lutui, according to PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Low ankle sprain for Cardinals' Skelton

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said QB John Skelton has a low ankle sprain and is not ruled out for Week Two.

Kolb replaces Skelton, leads Cards to victory

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb replaced injured John Skelton and led Arizona on the deciding touchdown drive in the Cardinals' win over Seattle.

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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