The average team is now worth $2.52 billion, according to Forbes.
Rounding out the top five are the New England Patriots ($3.7 billion), New York Giants ($3.3 billion), Washington Redskins ($3.1 billion) and San Francisco 49ers ($3.05 billion). The Atlanta Falcons are worth slightly more than Vikings, coming in at $2.48 billion with the opening of their $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The team recently wrapped up a $47 million round of renovations at Bank of America Stadium, which was part of a five-year, $87.5 million public-private financing agreement with the City of Charlotte.
The Panthers had profits of $102 million last season, Forbes said, thanks to ticket sales, merchandise sales and other revenue streams. The Jets, at $2.75 billion, came in ninth. Twenty nine National Football League teams are due to make $55 million each from the relocation fees of the Rams and Chargers to Los Angeles and Raiders to Las Vegas.