- The Dallas Cowboys have been ranked the Most Valuable NFL Team for the 15th year in a row on Forbes’ annual list
- The Cowboys are the most valuable team in any sport with an insane valuation of $6.5 Billion while other NFL teams saw their valuations soar this past year
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Once again, the Dallas Cowboys have been named the most valuable NFL team in the world. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the Cowboys have been named the NFL’s most valuable team for fifteen years in a row by Forbes in their annual list.
Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys saw the team’s valuation soar 14% last year. They are now estimated to be worth $6.5 billion. That’s a full $1.5 billion more than the 2nd most valuable NFL team, the New England Patriots at $5 billion.
Some teams saw their valuations go up astronomically over the past year. The Rams and Washington Football Team went up 20%. And my Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the biggest movers with a valuation that went up 29% after winning the Super Bowl with Tom Brady. The Bucs are now estimated to be worth $2.94 billion and rank 21st amongst all NFL teams.
Forbes lists the Buffalo Bills as the ‘least’ valuable NFL team of 2021. I put ‘least’ in quotes here because the Bills are still worth an astounding $2.27 billion and their valuation went up 11% last year.
Most Valuable NFL Teams looks for 2021
- Dallas Cowboys – $6.5 billion
- New England Patriots – $5 billion
- New York Giants – $4.85 billion
- Los Angeles Rams – $4.8 billion
- Washington Football Team – $4.2 billion
- San Francisco 49ers – $4.175 billion
- Chicago Bears – $4.075 billion
- New York Jets – $4.05 billion
- Philadelphia Eagles – $3.8 billion
- Denver Broncos – $3.75 billion
- Houston Texans – $3.7 billion
- Seattle Seahawks – $3.5 billion
- Green Bay Packers – $3.475 billion
- Pittsburgh Steelers – $3.43 billion
- Miami Dolphins – $3.42 billion
- Las Vegas Raiders – $3.415 billion
- Baltimore Ravens – $3.4 billion
- Minnesota Vikings – $3.35 billion
- Indianapolis Colts – $3.25 billion
- Atlanta Falcons – $3.2 billion
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers – $2.94 billion
- Kansas City Chiefs – $2.93 billion
- Los Angeles Chargers – $2.92 billion
- Carolina Panthers – $2.91 billion
- New Orleans Saints – $2.825 billion
- Jacksonville Jaguars – $2.8 billion
- Arizona Cardinals – $2.65 billion
- Tennessee Titans – $2.625 billion
- Cleveland Browns – $2.6 billion
- Detroit Lions – $2.4 billion
- Cincinnati Bengals – $2.275 billion
- Buffalo Bills – $2.27 billion
Seeing the New York Jets in the top 10 blows my mind. I lived in NYC for nearly a decade. I’m fully aware at how diehard the fanbase is. But the Jets have been exceedingly mediocre for such a long time it makes no sense to me that they’d be one of the NFL’s most valuable teams. Yes, they have millions of diehard fans but are those fans pumping $$$$ into the team buying new merch every year? And the Jets don’t even own their own stadium!
Taking a step back and looking at some trends here, the NFC South has nowhere to go but up. That division is home to the 20th, 21st, 24th, and 25th most valuable NFL teams. And one of those teams just won the Super Bowl AT HOME.
If you want to see the methodology Forbes uses for their annual list and how each team’s valuation + operating income is determined, you can click here to see the full article on Forbes.