You are correct I mistakenly looked at 2020 and 2021. My fault. However, my understanding of the dead cap differs from yours.
Here's the complete numbers
2019 cap hit - 14.4M
2019 dead cap - 11.1M
2020 cap hit - 14.3M
2020 dead cap - 7.4M
2021 cap hit - 14.1M
2021 dead cap - 3.7M
That's a total cap hit of 42.8M and dead cap of 22.2M.
So based on my understanding of the cap, if a player is cut the team STILL has to allocate said dead cap towards that player. So if the Packers cut him, yes they would save $20M plus. But cutting him this year would only save the Packers $3M this year and $7M next year. I just can't imagine the Packers committing $18.5M in dead cap space for the next two years in order to save only $10M.
If my understanding the cap and dead cap is inaccurate though, by all means let me know.
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