The most valuable NFL teams

This Market Business News information article includes a ranking of the most valuable NFL teams.

The National Football League (NFL) was founded in 1920 and it is the richest american football league in the world.

The average NBA player earns a yearly salary of 1.9 million USD – which is actually the lowest among the four major American professional sports. However, NFL teams are among the most valuable sports teams in the US.

So which NFL teams are worth the most?

There are a total of thirty-two teams that are part of the NFL

Below is a list of the top 15 most valuable NFL teams in terms of their total estimated value, according to data gathered by Forbes:

10. San Francisco 49ers

Established in 1946, the San Francisco 49ers play in Candlestick Park
in San Francisco, California.

Estimated value: 1,224 million USD
Revenue: 255 million USD
Operating income: 10.2 million USD

Baltimore Ravens logo9. Baltimore Ravens

Established in 1996, the Baltimore Ravens play in M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore, Maryland.

Estimated value: 1,227 million USD
Revenue: 292 million USD
Operating income: 48.3 million USD

chicago bears logo8. Chicago Bears

Established in 1919, the Chicago Bears play in Soldier Field
Chicago, Illinois.

Estimated value: 1,252 million USD
Revenue: 298 million USD
Operating income: 63.2 million USD

7. Philadelphia Eagles

Established in 1933, the Philadelphia Eagles play in Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Estimated value: 1,314 million USD
Revenue: 306 million USD
Operating income: 47.8 million USD

new york jets logo6. New York Jets

Established in 1960, the New York Jets play in MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Estimated value: 1,380 million USD
Revenue: 321 million USD
Operating income: 52.8 million USD

houston texans logo5. Houston Texans

Established in 2002, the Houston Texans play in Reliant Stadium
Houston, Texas.

Estimated value: 1,450 million USD
Revenue: 320 million USD
Operating income: 81.5 million USD

new york giants logo4. New York Giants

Established in 1925, the New York Giants play in MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Estimated value: 1,550 million USD
Revenue: 338 million USD
Operating income: 64.4 million USD

3. Washington Redskins

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins play in FedExField
Landover, Maryland.

Estimated value: 1,700 million USD
Revenue: 381 million USD
Operating income: 104.3 million USD

new england patriots logo2. New England Patriots

Established in 1959, the New England Patriots play in Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Estimated value: 1,800 million USD
Revenue: 408 million USD
Operating income: 139.2 million USD

dallas cowboys logo1. (the most valuable NFL team) Dallas Cowboys

Established in 1960, the Dallas Cowboys play in AT&T Stadium
Arlington, Texas.

Estimated value: 2,300 million USD
Revenue: 539 million USD
Operating income: 250.7 million USD

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The most valuable NBA teams.

The most valuable MLB teams.

The 20 richest football (soccer) clubs in the world.