They rank fourth-highest on the list of the most valued NFL properties behind the Cowboys, Patriots and Redskins. Three European soccer teams and two storied MLB teams also rank ahead of them on the list of the world's valuable franchises:
- Real Madrid $3.3 billion
- Manchester United $3.165 billion
- Barcelona $2.6 billion
- New York Yankees $2.3 billion
- Dallas Cowboys $2.1 billion
- New England Patriots $1.635 billion
- Los Angeles Dodgers $1.615 billion
- Washington Redskins $1.6 billion
- New York Giants $1.468 billion
- Arsenal $1.326 billion
Comments on the Giants: "The team did not increase ticket prices in 2012, despite heavy demand for tickets following a second Super Bowl title in five years. MetLife is paying more than $425 million over 25 years for naming rights to stadium the Giants share with the Jets."
Of the top 50 most valuable franchises, 30 of them are NFL teams. The Rams (#51) and Jaguars (#52) are the only two that didn't make the cut.