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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 rookie QB Lindley opening eyes in desert

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals rookie QB Ryan Lindley is showing enough this offseason to become a factor in the team's QB equation down the road.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Fitzgerald wins Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald strives to be the best he can be every day, and that includes enthusiastically reaching out to help others.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, release Stewart

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed FB Reagan Maui'a on Saturday and released OG Chris Stewart.

Chiefs, Cardinals take to field for joint practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time.

Cardinals' Kolb injury minor, expected to play

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt called Kevin Kolb's injury minor and expects the quarterback to play in Friday's preseason game vs. Kansas City.

Cardinals activate RB Wells from PUP list

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have activated RB Beanie Wells from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Heap accepts $1 million salary cut

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Cardinals TE Todd Heap recently took a $1 million cut in pay, according to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Washington relishes long-term commitment to Cardinals

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Up-and-coming Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington told PFW that he would like nothing more than to be a member of the Cardinals his entire career.

Cardinals sign Clayton, Ohrnberger

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that the team has signed RB Thomas Clayton and OG-C Rich Ohrnberger.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Wilson cuts Cardinals huge slack with new deal

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Team insiders agree that Cardinals veteran SS Adrian Wilson really put his money where his mouth is when he agreed to take what amounts to a $10 million paycut.

Report: Cardinals agree with OL Hochstein

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed with veteran OL Russ Hochstein on a one-year contract, Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com reported Wednesday.

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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