ATLANTA — Gossip and speculation might be fun with NFL trade rumors, but it can be cumbersome when separating reality from make-believe on NFL Schedule Release Day.

Too many wild rumors ... and not enough time to confirm some leads that ultimately go nowhere.

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Thank goodness the NFL doesn't waste any time announcing the league schedule during tonight's 8 p.m. show. The beauty of it all: We know everything within the first 60 seconds.

So, without further ado ... here's the Falcons' regular-season slate, including the bye week. Plan accordingly!

FALCONS' 2019 SCHEDULE

9/8 @ Vikings (1 p.m. EST)
9/15 vs. Eagles (Sunday Night Football ... 8:20 p.m. EST)
9/22 @ Colts (1 p.m.)
9/29 vs, Titans (1 p.m.)
10/6 @ Texans (1 p.m.)
10/13 @ Cardinals (4:05 p.m. EST)
10/20 vs. L.A. Rams (1 p.m.)
10/27 vs. Seahawks (1 p.m.)

11/03 BYE WEEK
11/10 @ Saints (1 p.m.)
11/17 @ Panthers (1 p.m.)
11/24 vs. Buccaneers (1 p.m.)
11/28 vs. Saints (Thanksgiving Night/SNF ... 8:20 p.m.)
12/8 vs. Panthers (1 p.m.)

12/15 @ 49ers (4:25 p.m. EST)
12/22 vs. Jaguars (1 p.m.)
12/29 @ Buccaneers (1 p.m.)

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