Permanent Dead Cap Hit by Team - May 2020
Certain transactions provide teams with a "Dead Cap Hit"; this means the cap hit can never be removed, traded, or reduced. The transactions that provide a permanent Dead Cap Hit include:
-Retained Salary Trades
-Over 35 Contract Terminations
-Cap Recapture Penalties
Note that Buried Cap Hits are not considered permanent as a team can recall the player, trade them, buy them out, etc., so the buried cap hit can change based on a team's future actions.
Below is the total Permanent Dead Cap Hit by team by year, as of May 1, 2020:
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