Although the U.S. stock market has been brutal throughout the year 2011, shares of a sports franchise recently went on sale.
A total of 250,000 shares of common stock of the NFL's Green Bay Packers, went public a week ago for $250 each. The stock of the defending Super Bowl champions was sold to help offset the cost of renovating Lambeau Field.
The shares cannot be sold, but a share owner can attend shareholder meetings and vote on team business matters.
With the 2011 NFL season drawing to a close, several topics are worth considering.
"Who will be this season's Super Bowl champs?" is just one of the questions people are asking.
For nostalgia only, there are 10 questions (in a stock option form) and you can either buy or sell.
Here are 10 NFL stocks to consider.