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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

Dolphins sign S Amaya, LB Rivera

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
The Dolphins brought back S Jonathon Amaya and LB Mike Rivera on Tuesday. They waived OT Ray Feinga and S Troy Nolan.

Saints re-sign three free agents

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Saints announced on Wednesday they have agreed to one-year contracts with three of their exclusive-rights free agents — FS Jonathon Amaya, WR Adrian Arrington and LS Justin Drescher.

Saints sign former Dolphins RB Cobbs

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Saints signed former Dolphins RB and special-teams contributor Patrick Cobbs on Tuesday.

Potential three-man race to start at Dolphins' FS spot

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the Dolphins will return plenty of talent on defense, there is one intriguing position battle to watch to see who starts at free safety opposite Yeremiah Bell.

Dolphins sign S Amaya

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed S Jonathon Amaya from their practice squad on Saturday and placed FB Deon Anderson on the reserve/injured list.

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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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