Forbes put together the ranking of the 50 most valuable sports franchises, with the Browns’ worth placed at $977 million. It’s only 20th among the 32 NFL teams, but it is higher than the Cincinnati Bengals (37th overall). As for their other AFC North rivals, the Baltimore Ravens were ranked 18th, while the Pittsburgh Steelers checked in at 21st overall. The highest-ranking NFL team – the Dallas Cowboys – was tied for third with the New York Yankees at $1.85 billion.
Cleveland’s other professional teams – the Indians and Cavaliers – were not listed in the top 50.