The average NFL franchise value soared 14 percent over the past year to nearly $3.5 billion despite lost revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Forbes.
The magazine published its annual rankings of the NFL’s most valuable teams Thursday, with the Dallas Cowboys topping the chart for the 15th consecutive year at $6.5 billion.
The New England Patriots ($5 billion) are second, followed by the New York Giants ($4.85B), Los Angeles Rams ($4.8B) and the Washington Football Team ($4.2B).
The Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers experienced the biggest one-year bounce, jumping 29 percent in value to $2.94 billion since the arrival of Tom Brady.
The Buffalo Bills rank 32nd on the list at $2.27 billion.