American Football Database

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.

Franchise Owner Year
Arizona Cardinals Bill Bidwill 1972*
Atlanta Falcons Arthur Blank 2004*
Baltimore Ravens Steve Bisciotti 2004*
Buffalo Bills Ralph Wilson** 1960
Carolina Panthers Jerry Richardson††† ** 1993
Chicago Bears Virginia Halas McCaskey† *** 1983
Cincinnati Bengals Mike Brown*** 1991
Cleveland Browns Randy Lerner *** 2002
Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones 1989
Denver Broncos Pat Bowlen 1984
Detroit Lions William Clay Ford, Sr. 1964
Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers, Inc. 1923
Houston Texans Robert C. McNair† ** 2002
Indianapolis Colts Jim Irsay 1997
Jacksonville Jaguars Wayne Weaver** 1993
Kansas City Chiefs Clark Hunt†† *** 2006
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%)****
Steve Tisch (50%)
New York Jets Robert Wood Johnson IV 2000
Oakland Raiders Al Davis 1976*
Philadelphia Eagles Jeffrey Lurie 1994
Pittsburgh Steelers Dan Rooney*** 1988
San Diego Chargers Alex Spanos 1984*
San Francisco 49ers Denise DeBartolo York and John York 2000*
Seattle Seahawks Paul Allen 1997
St. Louis Rams Stan Kroenke 2010*
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Malcolm Glazer 1995
Tennessee Titans Bud Adams** 1960
Washington Redskins Dan Snyder 1999

† 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
* Owner held stake prior to this date.
** Original owner of franchise.
*** Child/heir of original owner of franchise.
**** Grandchild/heir of heir of original owner of franchise.