Texans rank 5th on Forbes magazine's list of most valuable NFL franchises

September 9, 2012 11:41:25 AM PDT
Just in time for the kickoff of the 2012 NFL season, Forbes magazine is out with its list of the most valuable franchises in the league.

Your hometown Texans ranked 5th on the list, valued at $1.31 billion. Dallas topped the list at $2.1 billion. Rounding out the top five were the Patriots ($1.64B), Redskins ($1.6B) and the Giants ($1.47B).

Forbes says the average NFL team is now worth $1.1 billion, up seven percent from last season.

You can see the full list of the most valuable NFL franchises here.