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News: PFT: Cowboys’ value estimated at $1.85 billion, tops in NFL

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Posted by Michael David Smith on July 16, 2012, 9:01 PM EDT

    APJerry Jones has 1,850,000,000 reasons to be happy he’s the owner of the Dallas Cowboys.

    According to estimates from Forbes magazine, the Cowboys are worth $1.85 billion, making them the highest-valued franchise in the NFL and tying them with the New York Yankees as the most valuable franchise in all of American sports. Jones, who spent an estimated $140 million to buy the Cowboys in 1989, has seen its value skyrocket over the last 23 years, and the team is expected to continue to thrive going forward thanks in large part to the Cowboys’ state-of-the-art new stadium. Not that Jones is hurting for money, but Forbes estimates that he’ll be able to make another $15 million a year or so in annual revenue if he sells the naming rights to Cowboys Stadium.

    Read more: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/07/16/cowboys-value-estimated-at-1-85-billion-tops-in-nfl/
  2. rkell87

    rkell87 Well-Known Member

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    cowboys are worth more than the dodgers so the estimate is low
  3. ravidubey

    ravidubey Active Member

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    Man, if only franchise value translated into Superbowl wins...
  4. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    No way the Cowboys are worth more than the Yankees, they have their own freaking TV network.

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