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Jonathon Amaya | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/25/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
College: Nevada
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Cardinals agreed to terms with S Jonathon Amaya, formerly of the Dolphins, on a one-year contract.
The last we heard of the special teamer, he was getting arrested for choking a cab driver in November. The charges were later dropped. Amaya played just four snaps on defense last season. That's unlikely to change in the desert. Wed, Mar 27, 2013 02:01:00 PM

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Miami-Dade County prosecutors have dropped battery charges against Dolphins S Jonathon Amaya.

The special teamer was accused of choking a cab driver in Miami Beach on November 26. Amaya finished 2012 with eight tackles in 12 games. He's headed for restricted free agency.
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 01:24:00 PM

Dolphins S Jonathon Amaya has been arrested and charged with battery following an alleged altercation with a cab driver.

That's not good news for a special teamer. Amaya has six tackles in eight games this season, but has played just four snaps on defense.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 12:41:00 PM

Dolphins signed S Jonathan Amaya and waived S Troy Nolan.

Primarily a special teamer, Amaya was sent to the Saints in the Reggie Bush trade last year. Nolan had played just three defensive snaps this season.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 07:03:00 PM

Saints signed exclusive rights free agent S Jonathon Amaya to a one-year contract.

The Saints' fourth safety behind Roman Harper, Malcolm Jenkins, and Isa Abdiul-Quddus, Amaya was primarily a special teamer after coming over from Miami in the Reggie Bush trade.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 07:36:00 PM

Saints acquired S Jonathon Amaya as part of the Reggie Bush trade.

Amaya was signed off the street by the Dolphins in October of last season and ended up appearing in 10 games. He's considered a special teams ace. The Saints are also likely to receive a late-round pick in exchange for Bush.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 12:55:00 PM

Dolphins signed S Jonathon Amaya to their 53-man roster.

FB Deon Anderson (triceps) was placed on injured reserve to make room on the roster for the undrafted rookie out of Nevada, who was signed for roster depth in preparation for the Bengals' sixth-ranked passing attack Week 8.
Sat, Oct 30, 2010 05:42:00 PM

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