Steelers valued at $2.585 billion, No. 15 in NFL in latest Forbes rankings
TAMPA, Fla. – The Pittsburgh Steelers may be mired in last place in the AFC North, but off the field they are on much more solid footing.
The team’s value increased 5 percent from 2017 when the Steelers ranked No. 16 with a value of $2.45 billion.
According to Forbes, the Steelers had $415 million in revenue last year and $85 million in operating income.
Values across the NFL jumped just 2 percent from 2017, the smallest increase since 2011.
The Dallas Cowboys top the list with a value of $5 billion. The New England Patriots are second at $3.8 billion. Rounding out the top five are the New York Giants ($3.3 billion), Los Angeles Rams ($3.2 billion) and Washington Redskins ($3.1 billion).
The least valuable NFL franchise is the Buffalo Bills at $1.6 billion.
Joe Rutter is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @tribjoerutter.