Who is the lowest paid player in the NFL? Is there a minimum salary in American football?


In professional sports, a salary cap is a wage cap that imposes a limit on the total amount of money a team can spend on their players’ salaries. It serves as both a per-player limit and a total limit, or either. The NFL’s cap is a hard cap, meaning that teams are forbidden from going above it, and the salary floor is also a hard floor. Contract cancellations, loss of draft picks and fines of up to $5 million are all penalties inflicted if caps are violated.