BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens are facing down the “dead money” barrel.

Right now, the Ravens have the smallest amount of salary-cap room in the NFL and that’s because they are using much of the money on players that are no longer on the team.

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An estimated 10 percent of their cap space, almost $16.7 million, is going to players who have been cut before their contracts expired.

In total, there are five players who count more than $2 million in cap dollars and are no longer with Baltimore.

Eugene Monroe – Monroe counts for $4.4 million against this year’s cap after being a post-June 1 cut last off season. He has since retired from the NFL.

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Dennis Pitta – Pitta fractured his right hip for the third time in five years this off season and was released. Pitta will count $2.7 million against this year’s cap. He also will account for $2.2 million in “dead money” in 2018 because he was cut after June 1.

Shareece Wright – Wright will cost the team another $2.66 million.

Elvis Dumervil – The linebacker was released back in March and signed with the 49ers this off season. He will cost the team $2.37 million.

Jeremy Zuttah – Costing another $2.2 million was traded to the San Francisco 49ers.

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Baltimore has ranked in the top 10 only twice in the previous five years.