CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers are the 17th most valuable NFL team, according to Forbes.
Forbes released the list of the most valuable NFL teams listing their current value along with operating income.
In its 20th season, owned by Jerry Richardson, the Panthers are valued at $1.25 billion. The team is in the middle of a multiyear $112.5 million renovation of Bank of America Stadium where they installed new video HD video boards and escalators.
According to Forbes, the Panthers are more valuable than the three other teams in the NFC South: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (18th), Atlanta Falcons (21st) and the New Orleans Saints (23rd).
The Panthers won the NFC South last season. They lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the NFL playoffs.
No. 1 on the list is the Dallas Cowboys valued at $3.2 billion followed by the New England Patriots at $2.6 billion.
Here is the top 10:
1. Dallas Cowboys - $3.2 billion
2. New England Patriots - $2.6 billion
3. Washington Redskins - $2.4 billion
4. New York Giants - $2.1 billion
5. Houston Texans - $1.85 billion
6. New York Jets - $1.8 billion
7. Philadelphia Eagles - $1.75 billion
8. Chicago Bears - $1.7 billion
9. San Francisco 49ers - $1.6 billion
10. Baltimore Ravens - $1.5 billion
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Speaking of the Panthers: A new Gatorade commerical featuring quarterback Cam Newton has been released. Check it out below: