Five NFL teams worth over $1 billion
NEW YORK - Five teams, led by the Washington Redskins, have franchise values above $1 billion, according to Forbes magazineâ€™s annual survey. The Redskins have led the list for seven straight years and are worth $1.423 billion, an increase of 13 percent over last year. They have an operating income of $108.4 million, more than double every team except Houston and Tampa Bay. The New England Patriots rank second in Forbesâ€™ calculations at $1.176 billion. They are followed by the Dallas Cowboys at $1.173 billion, the Texans at $1.043 billion, and the Philadelphia Eagles at $1.024 billion.