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The Green Bay Packers may be the only major professional franchise in the U.S. owned by its fans, but that hasn't kept the franchise's price tag down one bit.
Forbes' most recent study into the world's most valuable sports franchises revealed Green Bay was No. 18 on the list, worth an eye-popping 1.161 billion, tenth most in the NFL. That spot is one lower than in 2012 at No. 17, when the Packers were valuated to be worth 1.09 billion.
All but two NFL teams cracked the top 50 this season with the Dallas Cowboys once again leading the way with a 2.1 billion valuation, fifth most of all franchises. Dallas has been the NFL's most valuable team since 2007.
Green Bay comes in as the second most valuable team in the NFC North with the Chicago Bears at No. 16, the Minnesota Vikings No. 35 and the Detroit Lions No. 43.
Here is the complete list of NFL teams in Forbes' top 50:
1.Dallas Cowboys (5)2.New England Patriots (6)3.Washington Redskins (8)4.New York Giants (9)...
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Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy feels he doesn’t have to prove to anybody that he loves football.
Lacy has been through bigger events in his life and football is just a game to him.
A survivor of hurricane Katrina, he and his family lost their home and that always stays in the front of his mind.
The quiet Lacy enjoys the simple things in life, and he says...
The dog days of summer are upon us, and two weeks from Friday Packers training camp will open once again. It has been said before that competition breeds excellence. This year in the case of the Green Bay Packers there is plenty of competition to go around, but which of these competitions will be the most hotly contested?
Over the off-season the Packers have added players creating...
Clay Matthews (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Two years ago, the Green Bay Packers finished 15-1 and had the number three ranked overall offense in the NFL. Their defense, on the other hand, was ranked dead last among 32 teams. Since the offense was so high powered and would score at a fast and steady rate, it gave the other teams many more possessions. With more possessions comes...
TODAY'S POSITION: TIGHT ENDS
Rating (1-to-10 scale): 8
Projected starter: Jermichael Finley(6th season)
Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): Andrew Quarless, D.J. Williams, Matthew Mulligan, Ryan Taylor, Brandon Bostick, Jake Stoneburner
This could be the last year of Jermichael Finley playing for the Green Bay Packers. With one year...
When Vince Lombardi was hired by the Packers, it marked the most important turning point in the history of the Packers.
A former NFL powerhouse, the Packers had been reduced to a laughing stock of the league by the end of the 1950′s. Gone were the glory days of the 1930′s and 1940′s. A series of losing seasons and bad coaches left the Packers at the bottom of the league by...
Finally, the end is in sight.
The Packers will kick off their 2013 Training Camp in less than two weeks, marking the end of the long Summer of waiting, and the long awaited return of Packers football.
Until then, we are still left waiting.
Speculation on what the 2013 version of the Packers will look like has been taking place for some time, and will continue to do so until Week...
According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, the Packers and safety Morgan Burnett have agreed on a new deal.
Burnett signed a four-year contract extension worth $24.75 million, with $8.25 million guaranteed.
Burnett had been negotiating a new deal with the Packers and was heading into the final year of his rookie contract and would have been eligible for free...
The Packers are reportedly working on a long-term extension with Morgan Burnett
Jason LaCanfora tweeted that the Packers are trying to hammer out a long-term contract with safety Morgan Burnett. The former Georgia Tech star is eligible for free agency in 2014. Spotrac speculated that Burnett will eventually sign a four-year deal worth $32 million, including $16.6 million in guaranteed...
The Green Bay Packers released details of another banner year financially on Tuesday, crediting another winning season, revenue-sharing across the NFL and shrinking player costs.
Team President and CEO Mark Murphy told reporters the Packers generated a record $308.1 million in revenue, up 2 percent from 2012's record $302 million.
''Another strong year on the field...
Veteran offensive lineman T.J. Lang played hurt for most of last season
The Green Bay Packers need young players to step up if they expect to be a force come January, but that won’t be enough. They also need a bunch of veterans to perform better than they did a year ago. Jermichael Finley, T.J. Lang, B.J. Raji, A.J. Hawk, Tramon Williams and Mason Crosby immediately come to mind...
After months of speculation that he might be on the verge of hitting pay dirt, Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett signed a four-year contract extension reportedly worth $24.75 million. It’s quite the step up in pay for the young defensive back, who was only slated to make $1.3 million in 2013. He was one of [...]The post Morgan Burnett signs four-year, $24.75 million extension...
One of the most memorable Buckeyes of all time, especially recently, Hawk came in as a heralded star player and went out a legend. The 2-time all-state linebacker from Centerville, Ohio, home to Kirk Herbstreit, came in as one of the most highly praised linebacker recruits since Andy Katzenmoyer. At the end of his career AJ had cemented himself as one of the greatest linebackers...
GREEN BAY, Wis. --Don't expect Brett Favre to make an appearance of any kind at Lambeau Field this season.
Though Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy stated on the team's website in early July that "we would like to retire (Favre's) number prior to his (Hall of Fame) induction" in 2016, it's not likely going to happen within the next year.