“8 Billion and 2 Playoff Wins”: Jokes Fly in From NFL Twitter After Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys Makes History With Mind-Boggling $8 Billion Valuation

Published 08/25/2022, 6:46 AM EDT

USA Today via Reuters

The NFL franchises have had crazy valuations over the years. Despite the pandemic, one franchise made mind-boggling profits, and its cash treasury continues to fly high. But Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys have yet again etched history. The Cowboys are the most valued NFL franchise. But the NFL Universe has their beautiful minds on work as they make crazy jokes about it.

The Dallas Cowboys have remained the ‘Head of the Table’ for the 16th straight year in valuations. Inevitably, they have had the silver trophy drought for over two decades. But they stand more valuable than the Patriots, Rams, Giants, and Bears.


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NFL Fans go berserk over the valuation prize

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A user points out the irony of being valued at $8 billion and two playoffs during the 40-year span.

Another user did the math that it is 2.67 billion per playoff win in the last 25 years. He also hailed Jerry Jones to be a marketing genius.

This user’s image vividly expresses his thoughts on the news.

A user called that Forbes estimated them to be $8B. If Jones wanted to sell it, he would get over $10B.


One user saw it as the epitome of choosing style over substance.

This user made a bold claim that Jones prefers money over winning.

A Cowboys fan just doesn’t care and wants the team to win playoff games.

Another user called Jerry Jones is a very efficient salesperson.

A user wanted the money to be spent on a WR.

Safe to say, Jerry Jones has a brilliant mind to make a money-bleeding franchise into a successful one.

A Business Mogul once bailed on purchasing the Dallas Cowboys

Oil tycoon Jerry Jones purchased the Cowboys in 1989, and they have since risen to become the world’s largest sports franchise. But according to Mirror.co.uk, Clint Murchison Jr, the Cowboys’ founding owner, was in negotiations with Donald Trump in 1984 to buy the franchise for $50 million. Trump balked and got his hands on the New Jersey Generals of the USFL for $10 million.


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Former POTUS stated in an interview conducted by the New York Times in 1984, “I feel sorry for the poor guy who is going to buy the Dallas Cowboys. It’s a no-win situation for him, because if he wins, well, so what, they’ve won through the years, and if he loses, which seems likely because they’re having troubles, he’ll be known to the world as a loser.” 


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But Trump’s prediction had a twist of fate, and Jerry Jones will now have the last laugh.



Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He began writing while working for an online news portal and holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Although Pavitra enjoys watching WWE, Gronk and Brady turned him into an NFL aficionado.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial