In sports (both real and fantasy) a player with
a high salary that underachieves
or performs below expectations. This player ties
up a considerable amount of salary under
the salary cap, hence the name cap hog.
"Smith is only scoring
3 points a game. We need
to get rid of him, he is just a cap hog at this point."
to get Johnson
off of my team, he is just a cap hog at this point."