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Regression Analysis for Pro Football Player Salary

Seeking a regression analysis on the two pro football team player salaries....

Arizona Cardinals

Year Median salary Total Payroll
2006
$ 710,000
$ 105,685,931

2005
$ 455,070
$ 76,539,161

2004
$ 621,424
$ 78,961,345

2003
$ 652,800
$ 81,034,928

2002
$ 383,165
$ 66,967,535

2001
$ 512,000
$ 74,891,809

2000
$ 455,050
$ 58,610,500

New Orleans Saints

Year Median salary Total Payroll
2006
$ 721,000
$ 91,021,286

2005
$ 692,090
$ 96,027,339

2004
$ 762,800
$ 73,324,022

2003
$ 662,500
$ 95,103,350

2002
$ 597,059
$ 54,263,868

2001
$ 516,000
$ 67,326,988

2000
$ 475,200
$ 55,914,000

New Orleans Saints
Player Pos Base salary Bonuses Total Pay
Tom Ackerman OL 429,000 3,400 432,400
Ink Aleaga LB 325,000 3,400 328,400
Ashley Ambrose CB 725,000 487,000 1,212,000
Tom Barnhardt P/ K 400,000 33,000 433,000
Brett Bech WR 325,000 3,400 328,400
Chris Bordano LB 250,000 22,400 272,400
Doug Brien P/ K 400,000 76,300 476,300
Cuncho Brown TE 62,000 0 62,000
Justin Burroughs OL 101,000 4,000 105,000
Je'Rod Cherry CB 453,000 3,400 456,400
Phil Clarke LB 175,000 0 175,000
Willie Clay S 400,000 200,000 600,000
Cameron Cleeland TE 287,000 306,000 593,000
Aaron Craver RB 400,000 137,000 537,000
Troy Davis RB 325,000 134,000 459,000
Lawrence Dawsey WR 400,000 2,100 402,100
Jake Delhomme QB 250,000 0 250,000
Tyronne Drakeford CB 805,000 600,000 1,405,000
John Farquhar TE 429,000 3,400 432,400
Mark Fields LB 400,000 2,247,500 2,647,500
Jerry Fontenot OL 700,000 362,000 1,062,000
P. J. Franklin WR 175,000 0 175,000
Kendall Gammon OL 400,000 40,000 440,000
La'Roi Glover DT 1,600,000 690,000 2,290,000
Mike Halapin DT 325,000 200 325,200
Uhuru Hamiter DE 250,000 0 250,000
Corey Harris CB 175,000 0 175,000
Andre Hastings WR 1,210,000 583,000 1,793,000
Chris Hewitt S 325,000 3,400 328,400
Billy Joe Hobert QB 1,000,000 250,000 1,250,000
Robert Hunt OL 175,000 0 175,000
Joe Johnson DE 2,900,000 2,700,000 5,600,000
Rob Kelly S 370,000 263,000 633,000
Eddie Kennison WR 842,000 50,000 892,000
Sammy Knight S 325,000 428,400 753,400
Bryan LaBelle OL 101,000 0 101,000
Marc Lillibridge LB 101,000 3,400 104,400
Wayne Martin DT 540,000 2,153,000 2,693,000
Keith Mitchell LB 325,000 408,200 733,200
Kevin Mitchell LB 400,000 300,000 700,000
Alex Molden CB 875,000 545,400 1,420,400
Chris Naeole OL 864,000 722,400 1,586,400
Robert Newkirk DT 175,000 10,000 185,000
Wilmont Perry RB 250,000 37,200 287,200
Dino Philyaw RB 325,000 10,000 335,000
Keith Poole WR 325,000 474,200 799,200
Marvin Powell RB 175,000 0 175,000
William Roaf OL 2,350,000 1,087,000 3,437,000
Austin Robbins DT 400,000 195,000 595,000
Thomas Schau OL 62,000 0 62,000
Scott Slutzker TE 429,000 2,800 431,800
Brady Smith DE 429,000 3,400 432,400
Lamar Smith RB 1,650,000 433,000 2,083,000
Vinson Smith LB 400,000 15,000 415,000
Donnie Spragan LB 101,000 7,000 108,000
Leander K Stevens WR 62,000 0 62,000
Daryl Terrell OL 175,000 200 175,200
Billy Joe Tolliver QB 400,000 210,000 610,000
Jared Tomich DE 325,000 281,400 606,400
Joe Tuipala LB 175,000 0 175,000
Kyle Turley OL 727,000 1,060,000 1,787,000
Fred Weary CB 250,000 88,200 338,200
Willie Whitehead DE 175,000 0 175,000
Josh Wilcox TE 250,000 3,400 253,400
Ricky Williams RB 175,000 1,263,000 1,438,000
Robert Williams CB 250,000 0 250,000
Wally Williams OL 400,000 1,500,000 1,900,000
Danny Wuerffel QB 325,000 85,200 410,200
2006 / New Orleans Saints

Player
Base Salary
Sign Bonus
Other Bonus
Total Salary
Cap Value
Position

Allen, James D. (LB)
$ 585,000 $ 100,000 $ 25,000 $ 710,000 $ 710,000 LB
Bellamy, Jay
$ 850,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 600,000 $ 8,300,000 S
Berger, Mitch
$ 810,000 $ 0 $ 880 $ 810,880 $ 960,880 K
Brees, Drew
$ 1,900,000 $ 8,000,000 $ 12,100,000 $ 22,000,000 $ 6,000,000 QB
Brown, Jammal
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 5,964,840 $ 6,314,840 $ 1,546,840 OL
Bullocks, Josh
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 1,014,620 $ 1,364,620 $ 757,120 S
Bush, Reggie
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 2,425,000 $ 2,700,000 $ 2,700,000 RB
Campbell, Mark
$ 600,000 $ 800,000 $ 50,000 $ 1,450,000 $ 916,666 TE
Carney, John
$ 810,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 811,210 $ 911,210 K
Clark, Danny
$ 585,000 $ 40,000 $ 0 $ 625,000 $ 625,000 LB
Colston, Marques
$ 275,000 $ 24,600 $ 0 $ 299,600 $ 283,200 TE
Conwell, Ernie
$ 1,600,000 $ 0 $ 75,000 $ 1,675,000 $ 2,095,000 TE
Copper, Terrance
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 4,840 $ 425,000 $ 425,000 WR
Craft, Jason
$ 1,000,000 $ 0 $ 450,000 $ 1,450,000 $ 1,987,500 CB
Deloatch, Curtis
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 425,000 $ 425,000 CB
Evans, Jahri
$ 275,000 $ 346,300 $ 0 $ 621,300 $ 390,433 OL
Faine, Jeff
$ 538,750 $ 0 $ 2,200 $ 540,950 $ 540,950 OL
Fincher, Alfred
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 4,730 $ 354,730 $ 528,730 LB
Fujita, Scott
$ 1,000,000 $ 4,000,000 $ 4,400 $ 5,004,400 $ 2,004,400 LB
Gleason, Steve
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 5,280 $ 590,280 $ 673,613 S
Goodwin, Jonathan
$ 800,000 $ 600,000 $ 50,000 $ 1,450,000 $ 1,150,000 OL
Grant, Charles
$ 2,187,500 $ 0 $ 50,000 $ 2,237,500 $ 2,922,500 DE
Groce, DeJuan
$ 721,600 $ 0 $ 0 $ 721,600 $ 721,600 CB
Harper, Roman
$ 275,000 $ 880,000 $ 109,000 $ 1,264,000 $ 604,000 S
Henderson, Devery
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 4,950 $ 429,950 $ 783,700 WR
Hoffmann, Augie
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 1,320 $ 181,320 $ 181,320 OL
Holland, Montrae
$ 721,600 $ 0 $ 4,180 $ 725,780 $ 725,780 OL
Horn, Joe
$ 1,635,000 $ 0 $ 1,700,000 $ 3,335,000 $ 4,735,000 WR
Houser, Kevin
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 10,000 $ 595,000 $ 635,000 TE
Jones, Jamal
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 1,760 $ 276,760 $ 276,760 WR
Joseph, Keith
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 4,840 $ 190,428 $ 190,428 RB
Karney, Mike
$ 425,000 $ 1,200,000 $ 4,180 $ 1,629,180 $ 707,180 RB
Lake, Antwan
$ 721,600 $ 0 $ 5,830 $ 721,600 $ 721,600 DT
Leisle, Rodney
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 5,280 $ 430,280 $ 472,281 DT
Lewis, Michael (WR)
$ 600,000 $ 500,000 $ 100,000 $ 1,200,000 $ 866,666 WR
Martin, Jamie
$ 810,000 $ 200,000 $ 2,420 $ 1,012,420 $ 912,420 QB
McAllister, Deuce
$ 1,450,000 $ 0 $ 5,600,000 $ 7,050,000 $ 5,855,000 RB
McKenzie, Mike
$ 1,500,000 $ 0 $ 1,125,000 $ 2,625,000 $ 4,025,000 CB
Melton, Terrence
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 5,170 $ 430,170 $ 430,170 LB
Miller, Billy
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 344,118 $ 250,000 TE
Nesbit, Jamar
$ 710,000 $ 400,000 $ 25,000 $ 1,135,000 $ 1,035,000 OL
Ninkovich, Rob
$ 275,000 $ 144,280 $ 0 $ 341,045 $ 244,858 DE
Owens, John
$ 500,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 235,294 $ 235,294 TE
Petitti, Rob
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 4,840 $ 350,000 $ 350,000 OL
Polley, Tommy
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 880 $ 275,880 $ 210,880 LB
Scott, Bryan
$ 500,000 $ 0 $ 3,410 $ 503,410 $ 503,410 S
Setterstrom, Chad
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 5,280 $ 185,280 $ 185,280 OL
Shanle, Scott
$ 721,600 $ 0 $ 5,280 $ 721,600 $ 721,600 LB
Simoneau, Mark
$ 1,100,000 $ 0 $ 6,160 $ 1,100,000 $ 1,100,000 LB
Smith, Will
$ 500,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 500,000 $ 1,922,500 DE
Stecker, Aaron
$ 1,000,000 $ 0 $ 25,000 $ 1,025,000 $ 1,187,500 RB
Stinchcomb, Jon
$ 460,000 $ 0 $ 5,170 $ 465,170 $ 926,420 OL
Stoutmire, Omar
$ 710,000 $ 40,000 $ 4,730 $ 754,730 $ 469,730 S
Strief, Zach
$ 275,000 $ 45,930 $ 0 $ 320,930 $ 290,310 OL
Thomas, Fred
$ 1,900,000 $ 0 $ 1,000,000 $ 2,900,000 $ 4,150,000 CB
Thomas, Hollis
$ 710,000 $ 0 $ 2,090 $ 545,031 $ 545,031 DT
Weatherford, Steve
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 275,000 $ 275,000 K
Whitehead, Willie
$ 965,000 $ 750,000 $ 50,000 $ 1,765,000 $ 1,265,000 DT
Young, Brian
$ 1,950,000 $ 0 $ 50,000 $ 2,000,000 $ 2,900,000 DT

2006 / Arizona Cardinals

Player
Base Salary
Sign Bonus
Other Bonus
Total Salary
Cap Value
Position

Arrington, J.J.
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 351,210 $ 887,147 RB
Ayanbadejo, Obafemi
$ 710,000 $ 260,000 $ 1,650 $ 971,650 $ 841,650 RB
Beisel, Monty
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 275,294 $ 200,000 LB
Bergen, Adam
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 6,050 $ 337,815 $ 344,315 TE
Berry, Bertrand
$ 4,000,000 $ 0 $ 1,650 $ 4,001,650 $ 5,001,650 DE
Blackstock, Darryl
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 4,290 $ 354,290 $ 500,623 LB
Boldin, Anquan
$ 1,750,000 $ 0 $ 5,001,210 $ 6,751,210 $ 4,053,710 WR
Brewer, Jack
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 276,210 $ 211,210 S
Brown, Elton
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 3,410 $ 353,410 $ 467,576 OL
Brown, Milford
$ 2,000,000 $ 3,000,000 $ 1,650 $ 5,001,650 $ 2,751,650 OL
Cantu, Rolando
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 6,493 $ 186,493 $ 186,493 OL
Clancy, Kendrick
$ 1,500,000 $ 2,000,000 $ 1,650 $ 3,501,650 $ 2,001,650 DT
Cooper, Chris
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 481,765 $ 350,000 DT
Dansby, Karlos
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 2,530 $ 427,530 $ 1,040,030 LB
Darling, James
$ 850,000 $ 0 $ 4,730 $ 854,730 $ 1,042,230 LB
Davis, Leonard
$ 9,169,000 $ 0 $ 150,000 $ 9,319,000 $ 10,079,418 OL
Dockett, Darnell
$ 5,383,333 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 3,926,210 $ 4,116,210 DT
Fitzgerald, Larry
$ 3,317,500 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 3,318,710 $ 6,122,460 WR
Francisco, Aaron
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 4,290 $ 354,290 $ 354,290 CB
Gorin, Brandon
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 6,160 $ 585,000 $ 585,000 OL
Green, Eric
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 4,290 $ 354,290 $ 539,956 CB
Griffith, Robert
$ 1,175,000 $ 0 $ 770 $ 1,175,770 $ 1,500,770 S
Hayes, Gerald
$ 8,159,100 $ 0 $ 2,530 $ 4,224,130 $ 4,224,130 LB
Hodel, Nathan
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 1,650 $ 586,650 $ 586,650 OL
Huff, Orlando
$ 800,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 801,210 $ 1,001,210 LB
James, Edgerrin
$ 3,250,000 $ 7,000,000 $ 4,500,770 $ 14,750,770 $ 9,500,770 RB
Johnson, Brandon
$ 275,000 $ 132,450 $ 0 $ 407,450 $ 319,150 LB
Johnson, Bryant
$ 602,500 $ 0 $ 3,410 $ 605,910 $ 1,549,453 WR
Leckey, Nick
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 6,050 $ 431,050 $ 458,884 OL
Leinart, Matt
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 1,225,000 $ 1,500,000 $ 1,500,000 QB
Lewis, Jon
$ 275,000 $ 81,200 $ 0 $ 356,200 $ 302,066 DT
Liwienski, Chris
$ 710,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 710,000 $ 425,000 OL
Lutui, Deuce
$ 275,000 $ 1,985,000 $ 0 $ 2,260,000 $ 771,250 OL
Macklin, David
$ 2,000,000 $ 0 $ 3,850 $ 2,003,850 $ 2,603,850 CB
McCoy, LeRon
$ 350,000 $ 0 $ 3,850 $ 198,850 $ 212,183 WR
Milligan, Hanik
$ 460,000 $ 0 $ 0 $ 460,000 $ 460,000 S
Navarre, John
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 5,170 $ 430,170 $ 445,004 QB
Okeafor, Chike
$ 3,500,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 3,501,210 $ 4,401,210 DE
Pace, Calvin
$ 642,500 $ 0 $ 2,970 $ 645,470 $ 1,957,970 DE
Player, Scott
$ 750,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 751,210 $ 875,795 K
Pope, Leonard
$ 275,000 $ 578,000 $ 0 $ 853,000 $ 467,666 TE
Rackers, Neil
$ 1,800,000 $ 0 $ 4,290 $ 1,804,290 $ 1,804,290 K
Robinson, Roger
$ 275,000 $ 0 $ 2,200 $ 182,200 $ 182,200 RB
Rolle, Antrel
$ 6,725,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 3,351,210 $ 4,903,210 CB
Ross, Oliver
$ 2,800,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 2,801,210 $ 3,501,210 OL
Schable, A.J.
$ 275,000 $ 5,000 $ 0 $ 280,000 $ 277,500 DE
Shipp, Marcel
$ 1,425,000 $ 0 $ 1,650 $ 1,426,650 $ 1,776,650 RB
Smith, Antonio
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 3,410 $ 428,410 $ 428,410 DE
Stepanovich, Alex
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 6,050 $ 431,050 $ 546,884 OL
Tate, Robert
$ 710,000 $ 0 $ 5,170 $ 715,170 $ 430,170 CB
Wakefield, Fred
$ 750,000 $ 0 $ 2,970 $ 752,970 $ 872,970 OL
Walters, Troy
$ 585,000 $ 0 $ 4,290 $ 571,055 $ 416,643 WR
Ware, Matt
$ 425,000 $ 0 $ 6,160 $ 425,000 $ 425,000 CB
Warner, Kurt
$ 4,000,000 $ 3,000,000 $ 1,650 $ 7,001,650 $ 5,001,650 QB
Watson, Gabe
$ 275,000 $ 347,500 $ 0 $ 622,500 $ 390,833 DT
Wells, Reggie
$ 750,000 $ 3,000,000 $ 4,400 $ 3,754,400 $ 1,354,400 OL
Wilson, Adrian
$ 2,500,000 $ 0 $ 1,210 $ 2,501,210 $ 3,240,709 S

Year / Median Salary
2006

Team Median Salary
San Diego Chargers
$ 1,066,500
Washington Redskins
$ 904,730
New York Giants
$ 854,250
Detroit Lions
$ 852,420
Pittsburgh Steelers
$ 804,840
Baltimore Ravens
$ 786,390
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
$ 783,080
Philadelphia Eagles
$ 775,390
Carolina Panthers
$ 762,200
New York Jets
$ 757,740
Minnesota Vikings
$ 751,430
Cleveland Browns
$ 750,000
St. Louis Rams
$ 741,000
Buffalo Bills
$ 736,320
New Orleans Saints
$ 721,000
Jacksonville Jaguars
$ 720,200
Chicago Bears
$ 714,290
Houston Texans
$ 712,530
Arizona Cardinals
$ 710,000
Kansas City Chiefs
$ 710,000
Seattle Seahawks
$ 692,500
Denver Broncos
$ 674,000
New England Patriots
$ 650,580
Oakland Raiders
$ 640,000
San Francisco 49ers
$ 630,250
Cincinnati Bengals
$ 629,070
Miami Dolphins
$ 622,635
Atlanta Falcons
$ 600,000
Dallas Cowboys
$ 589,840
Indianapolis Colts
$ 527,285
Green Bay Packers
$ 438,420
Tennessee Titans
$ 430,445

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Solution Summary

This Solution provides the coded position as shown in the table and coded teams as 1 (=New Orleans) and 2 (=Arizona), and then regresses different salaries on both the position and the team.

The results are shown in the attached excel sheet.

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