List of NFL franchise owners
The following is a list of current National Football League franchise owners.
† Majority or plurality 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
Bidwell, McCaskey, Brown, Ford, Irsay, Hunt, Mara, Davis, Rooney, and Adams represent ownership that has been longer than year listed, as teams have been owned by their families longer than listed.
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.
The Buffalo Bills' owner, Ralph Wilson, died March 25, 2014. For legal purposes, his widow Mary Wilson is listed as controlling owner of the team, but Russ Brandon serves as the official team representatives in the owners' meetings.
- Gaughan, Mark (March 25, 2014). What’s next for the Bills? For now, the team will be controlled by a trust. The Buffalo News. Retrieved March 26, 2014.