List of NFL franchise owners

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

Terry Pegula, co-owner of the Buffalo Bills.
Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys.
Clark Hunt, chairman of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Zygi Wilf, majority owner of the Minnesota Vikings.
Franchise Owner Year
Arizona Cardinals Bill Bidwill1 1972
Atlanta Falcons Arthur Blank1 2004
Baltimore Ravens Steve Bisciotti1 2004
Buffalo Bills Kim and Terry Pegula 2014
Carolina Panthers Jerry Richardson2 1993
Chicago Bears Virginia Halas McCaskey†‡3 1983
Cincinnati Bengals Mike Brown3 1991
Cleveland Browns Jimmy Haslam 2012
Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones 1989
Denver Broncos Pat Bowlen6 (Bowlen Family Trust) 1984
Detroit Lions Martha Ford[1] 2014
Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers, Inc. (governed by a Board of Directors)5 1923
Houston Texans Robert C. McNair2 1999
Indianapolis Colts Jim Irsay 1997
Jacksonville Jaguars Shahid Khan 2012
Kansas City Chiefs Clark Hunt3 2006
Los Angeles Rams Stan Kroenke1 2010
Miami Dolphins Stephen M. Ross 2008
Minnesota Vikings Zygi Wilf 2005
New England Patriots Robert Kraft 1994
New Orleans Saints Tom Benson 1985
New York Giants John Mara (50%)4
Steve Tisch (50%)
New York Jets Robert Wood Johnson IV 2000
Oakland Raiders Carol and Mark Davis (mother and son)†‡ 2011
Philadelphia Eagles Jeffrey Lurie 1994
Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney3 1988
San Diego Chargers Alex Spanos† and family1,6 1984
San Francisco 49ers Jed York1 2009
Seattle Seahawks Paul Allen 1997
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bryan Glazer, Edward Glazer, Joel Glazer and Darcie Kassewitz‡ 2014
Tennessee Titans Amy Adams Strunk‡3 2013
Washington Redskins Dan Snyder 1999

† Majority or plurality owner, rather than outright owner.
‡ Family ownership of club has been split by descendants of previous owner.

Bidwill, McCaskey, Brown, Ford, Irsay, Hunt, Mara, Davis, Rooney, Glazer, Smith, Hunt, and Adams-Strunk 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.
5 Public corporation with a grandfathered exception to current NFL ownership rules. Mark H. Murphy represents the team as President and CEO.
6 This owner is not active in day-to-day operations.

  • Kansas City Chiefs: Clark Hunt, one of four co-owning siblings, represents the team in league affairs.
  • Tennessee Titans: Tommy and Susie Smith, Amy Strunk, and Kenneth Adams IV split ownership, with Strunk as chairwoman.