Colts ranked 11th most valuable team in NFL by Forbes

49ers get No. 10 spot

INDIANAPOLIS - Forbes has released its annual list of the most valuable teams in the NFL.

Where do the Indianapolis Colts rank? No. 11.

Forbes estimated the Colts' total team value at $1.2 billion, citing 2012 revenue of $276 million and operating income of $65 million.

The Colts were ranked right behind the San Francisco 49ers, who have an estimated team value of $1.22 billion. Forbes noted that clothing mega-brand Levi's just signed a 20-year, $220 million stadium naming rights deal with the team.

The top 10 most valuable teams in the NFL, as ranked by Forbes, are as follows:

1.       Dallas Cowboys ($2.3 billion)

2.       New England Patriots ($1.8 billion)

3.       Washington Redskins ($1.7 billion)

4.       New York Giants ($1.55 billion)

5.       Houston Texans ($1.45 billion)

6.       New York Jets ($1.38 billion)

7.       Philadelphia Eagles ($1.31 billion)

8.       Chicago Bears ($1.25 billion)

9.       Baltimore Ravens ($1.22 billion)

10.   San Francisco 49ers ($1.22 billion)

The entire list is available online at

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