NFL franchise values drop, but still way ahead of other leagues

The average worth of NFL teams fell 2% to $1.02 billion in 2010 from $1.04 billion last year, according to the study which can be found at www.forbes.com/nfl. That’s the first drop since the magazine began tracking team values in 1998.

Owner Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys rank as the NFL’s most valuable at $1.8 billion. Rounding out the Top 5: the Washington Redskins ($1.55 billion); New England Patriots ($1.37 billion); New York Giants ($1.18 billion); and Houston Texans ($1.17 billion).

USAToday.com
8/26/10