The NFL Owners Index
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Who Are The Best and Worst Owners in the NFL?

For billionaires and entrepreneurs, football ownership is seen as an attractive investment opportunity. But while the new owners can expect impressive returns on investments, what benefit does the club and its fans get to enjoy?

To find out, the team at BonusFinder looked at a number of key owner indicators such as stadium facilities, team investment, average active cash, super bowl wins, stadium relocations and more.

The teams scoring the highest in each category were deemed to have the best owners.

Click on a team for more information.

NFL Owners Images In Grid
BEST OVERALL SCORE
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1
Score
160
The Rooney Family
Pittsburgh Steelers
The Rooney Family
2
Score
151
Green Bay Packers, Inc.
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers, Inc.
3
Score
149
Robert Kraft
New England Patriots
Robert Kraft
4
Score
140
The Hunt Family
Kansas City Chiefs
The Hunt Family
5
Score
139
Gayle Benson
New Orleans Saints
Gayle Benson
6
Score
137
Jody Allen  & Trustee
Seattle Seahawks
Jody Allen & Trustee
7
Score
135
Jerry Jones
Dallas Cowboys
Jerry Jones
8
Score
131
Steve Bisciotti
Baltimore Ravens
Steve Bisciotti
9
Score
126
Arthur Blank
Atlanta Falcons
Arthur Blank
10
Score
126
Zygi Wilf
Minnesota Vikings
Zygi Wilf
11
Score
126
John Mara  & Steve Tisch
New York Giants
John Mara & Steve Tisch
12
Score
109
Virginia Halas McCaskey
Chicago Bears
Virginia Halas McCaskey
13
Score
106
Stan Kroenke
LA Rams
Stan Kroenke
14
Score
106
The Glazer Family
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Glazer Family
15
Score
105
Janice McNair and Family
Houston Texans
Janice McNair and Family
16
Score
103
Joe Ellis & Trustee
Denver Broncos
Joe Ellis & Trustee
17
Score
101
Jim Irsay
Indianapolis Colts
Jim Irsay
18
Score
92
Jeffrey Lurie
Philadelphia Eagles
Jeffrey Lurie
19
Score
85
Kim and Terry Pegula
Buffalo Bills
Kim and Terry Pegula
20
Score
76
David Tepper
Carolina Panthers
David Tepper
21
Score
74
Sheila Ford Hamp
Detroit Lions
Sheila Ford Hamp
22
Score
73
Stephen M. Ross
Miami Dolphins
Stephen M. Ross
23
Score
70
Estate of Bill Bidwill
Arizona Cardinals
Estate of Bill Bidwill
24
Score
67
Woody and Christopher Johnson
New York Jets
Woody and Christopher Johnson
25
Score
64
Denise DeBartolo York & Family
San Francisco 49ers
Denise DeBartolo York & Family
26
Score
63
Dan Snyder
Washington FT
Dan Snyder
27
Score
62
Dean Spanos
LA Chargers
Dean Spanos
28
Score
56
Carol and Mark Davis
Las Vegas Raiders
Carol and Mark Davis
29
Score
55
Amy Adams Strunk
Tennessee Titans
Amy Adams Strunk
30
Score
51
Jimmy and Dee Haslam
Cleveland Browns
Jimmy and Dee Haslam
31
Score
46
Shahid Khan
Jacksonville Jaguars
Shahid Khan
32
Score
28
Mike Brown
Cincinnati Bengals
Mike Brown
1 Average active cash 2018-20
2 % of salary cap used (since 2011 or when acquired)

Data sourced from Forbes, ESPN, Pro-football Reference, Trip Advisor and NFL.com. Data Accurate as of August 2021.