List of NFL franchise owners

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The following is a list of current National Football League franchise owners.

Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys.
Clark Hunt, chairman of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Zygi Wilf, majority owner of the Minnesota Vikings.
FranchiseOwnerYear
Arizona CardinalsBill Bidwell 11972
Atlanta FalconsArthur Blank12004
Baltimore RavensSteve Bisciotti12004
Buffalo BillsRalph Wilson21959
Carolina PanthersJerry Richardson††† 21993
Chicago BearsVirginia Halas McCaskey31983
Cincinnati BengalsMike Brown31991
Cleveland BrownsJimmy Haslam2012
Dallas CowboysJerry Jones1989
Denver BroncosPat Bowlen1984
Detroit LionsWilliam Clay Ford, Sr.1964
Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers, Inc.1923
Houston TexansRobert C. McNair21999
Indianapolis ColtsJim Irsay1997
Jacksonville JaguarsShahid Khan2012
Kansas City ChiefsClark Hunt†† 32006
Miami DolphinsStephen M. Ross2008
Minnesota VikingsZygi Wilf2005
New England PatriotsRobert Kraft1994
New Orleans SaintsTom Benson1985
New York GiantsJohn Mara (50%)4
Steve Tisch (50%)
2005
New York JetsRobert Wood Johnson IV2000
Oakland RaidersCarol and Mark Davis52011
Philadelphia EaglesJeffrey Lurie1994
Pittsburgh SteelersDan Rooney31988
San Diego ChargersAlex Spanos11984
San Francisco 49ersJed York 12009
Seattle SeahawksPaul Allen1997
St. Louis RamsStan Kroenke 12010
Tampa Bay BuccaneersMalcolm Glazer1995
Tennessee TitansEstate of Bud Adams32013
Washington RedskinsDan Snyder1999

† Majority owner, rather than outright owner.
†† The four children of Lamar Hunt split ownership of the Chiefs franchise into 25% shareholdings. Clark Hunt, being the Chairman of the Board, represents the Hunt Family in the ownership.
††† Former NFL Player
1 Owner held stake prior to this date.
2 Original owner of franchise.
3 Child/heir of original owner of franchise.
4 Grandchild/heir of heir of original owner of franchise.
5 The Raiders franchise is operated as a limited partnership, with controlling ownership held by the Davises.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dickey, Glenn (January 5, 2012). "Oakland Raiders in need of major front-office makeover". The San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012.