Does an NFL waived player get paid?

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Once an NFL player is waived, their contract becomes dead money in their salary cap. It means they lose that money for the rest of the contract and can't spend it on another player.

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It's gone and if signed by a team it's only minimum salary $456K

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yes they still get all their money

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