Eagles No. 17 most valuable franchise

Forbes released its 2014 list of the world’s most valuable sports franchises.

The Philadelphia Eagles came in at No. 17 with an estimated value of $1.3 billion.

“The Eagles are wrapping up a two-year, $125 million renovation of Lincoln Financial Field in time for the 2014 season,” Forbes stated in its report. “Changes include new HD video boards and HD TVs around the stadium, as well as 1,600 new seats.”

Within the NFC East, the Dallas Cowboys were ranked No. 5 with a value of $2.3 billion. The Washington Redskins came in at No. 9 with a value of $1.7 billion. One spot later at No. 10, the New York Giants were valued at $1.55 billion.