The Vikings Head The NFL’s Most Valuable Teams in 2017

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NFL 2017 Value Rankings

Team Value Rankings are determined by combining the individual true value scores for each qualifying player on a weekly basis. From there, we generate a z-score for each team based on their cumlative true value sum, in comparison to their total salary cap allocation, thereby creating a “rank”.

NFL 2017 Value Rankings
Rank Team Best Value Team Cap TVS
1 Vikings Stefon Diggs, WR (94.38) $153,553,781 98.60
2 Rams Aaron Donald, DT (99.88) $156,886,564 93.30
3 Patriots Dion Lewis, RB (97.10) $163,713,427 89.23
4 Saints Alvin Kamara, RB (99.67) $161,717,460 87.10
5 Steelers Mike Hilton, CB (99.83) $163,380,183 85.03
6 Eagles Carson Wentz, QB (98.66) $172,566,936 83.18
7 Ravens Ryan Jensen, C (89.68) $158,870,982 77.71
8 Jets Robby Anderson, WR (89.82) $144,902,320 75.91
9 49ers Robbie Gould, K (98.45) $145,364,774 74.61
10 Bills E.J. Gaines, CB (92.73) $155,097,308 73.85
11 Chargers Hunter Henry, TE (98.85) $157,638,663 73.43
12 Cowboys David Irving, DT (99.79) $159,774,385 71.91
13 Jaguars Yannick Ngakoue, DE (96.21) $171,292,956 69.20
14 Lions Ezekiel Ansah, DE (95.61) $161,081,019 63.88
15 Falcons Matt Bryant, K (98.59) $166,313,787 59.95
16 Titans Taylor Lewan, LT (97.62) $161,252,092 58.02
17 Chiefs Tyreek Hill, WR (98.39) $169,224,525 50.73
18 Broncos Justin Simmons, SS (94.98) $156,396,609 47.74
19 Buccaneers Cameron Brate, TE (99.40) $153,756,128 47.33
20 Seahawks Russell Wilson, QB (91.65) $167,414,477 45.93
21 Panthers Daryl Williams, RT (98.86) $175,988,310 37.00
22 Texans Jadeveon Clowney, OLB (93.20) $159,828,404 23.95
23 Colts Adam Vinatieri, K (98.75) $156,274,655 22.29
24 Packers Jake Ryan, ILB (95.51) $168,491,403 21.76
25 Raiders Khalil Mack, DE (89.99) $164,442,467 20.52
26 Bengals Darqueze Dennard, CB (89.09) $161,692,991 19.72
27 Cardinals Olsen Pierre, DT (99.54) $169,351,526 17.29
28 Bears Adrian Amos, FS (98.73) $167,728,751 10.39
29 Dolphins Ja’Wuan James, RT (93.29) $171,947,683 6.42
30 Browns Joe Schobert, OLB (88.69) $156,664,052 5.98
31 Redskins Kendall Fuller, CB (92.79) $174,982,090 5.43
32 Giants Landon Collins, FS (96.65) $167,429,914 2.25

The NFL, in case you hadn’t heard, is a massive corporation, with $14 billion in overall revenue in 2017. It’s a sports league with massive ticket sales; it’s also an entertainment company, with distribution deals with NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, and DirecTV and the most-watched TV program of the year (NFL games accounted for 37 of top 50 TV broadcasts in 2017). The total revenue will change in NFL Games 2018. It may exit $20 billion this year.


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