Though the team's value slipped by $25 million to $831 million since last year, they've weathered the economic storm better than other lower-third teams. Ten teams slipped by as much or more than the Falcons did. And three teams -- Buffalo, St. Louis, and Jacksonville -- took double-digit tumbles. Almost two-thirds of the NFL's franchises are worth less than they were last year.â†µ
Atlanta finished in the bottom third in debt/value ratio and revenue, but has risen from number 15 to number 14 in operating income.