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Atlanta Falcons release 2020 season schedule

Time to pull out that Falcons gear!

ATLANTA — Are you ready for some football?

The Atlanta Falcons have released their 2020 schedule, and the team will open the season at home against the Seattle Seahawks.

As usual, the Falcons will take on their opponents in the NFC South, but will play half of the 16 regular season games against teams from the NFC North and AFC West.

Atlanta will also travel to the Dallas Cowboys following their opener against the Seahawks.

The Falcons are slated to host Super Bowl Champs, the Kansas City Chiefs, in their second-to-last game in December.

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They will take on Tom Brady, just added to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for the first time in December. The Bucs come to Atlanta on December 20, then the Falcons travel to Tampa on January 3.

While most of their games will be played on Sunday afternoon, they will have two games in primetime, including a Monday Night Football game at the Green Bay Packers and a Thursday Night Football Game at the Carolina Panthers.

The NFL also released information on preseason games. Atlanta will play two games at home: Miami during the first exhibition week and Cincinnati in the third week. They will travel to Buffalo and Jacksonville as well. A full preseason schedule with dates and times will be released later in May.

Here's the game schedule below (home games in bold):

W1: Seattle Seahawks

W2: Dallas Cowboys 

W3: Chicago Bears 

W4: Green Bay Packers (Primetime)

W5: Carolina Panthers

W6: Minnesota Vikings 

W7: Detroit Lions

W8: Carolina Panthers (Primetime)

W9: Denver Broncos


W11: New Orleans Saints

W12: Oakland Raiders

W13: New Orleans Saints

W14: Los Angeles Chargers 

W15: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

W16: Kansas City Chiefs

W17: Tampa Bay Buccaneers


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