The Patriots are the second-most valuable NFL team, according to Forbes Magazine. The magazine says New England's franchise is valued at $1.64 billion, trailing only the Cowboys, who were valued at $2.1 billion. The Redkins ($1.6 billion), Giants ($1.47 billion) and Texans ($1.31 billion) round out the top five.
Of the Patriots, Forbes writes: "The Patriots have sold out every game at Gillette Stadium since it opened in 2002 and have more than 60,000 people on a waiting list for season tickets. The Pats increased ticket prices this season for first time since 2008. Tom Brady and John Elway are the only QBs to start in 5 Super Bowls."
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