ATLANTA — It’s here!
The NFL released its schedule on Thursday and here is who the Atlanta Falcons will be facing at home and away this upcoming season.
The Falcons will actually open the season with its biggest rival when the New Orleans Saints come to town in Week 1.
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Other schedule highlights include a west coast trip to play the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams, a Christmas Eve trip to Baltimore and starting 2023 with a road game in Arizona.
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Here’s a look at the complete schedule, dates and times for the Atlanta Falcons in 2022 season.
WEEK 1: Sept. 11, Saints at Falcons, 1 p.m.
WEEK 2: Sept. 18, Falcons at Rams, 4:05 p.m.
WEEK 3: Sept. 25, Falcons at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
WEEK 4: Oct. 2, Falcons vs. Cleveland, 1 p.m.
WEEK 5: Oct. 9, Falcons at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
WEEK 6: Oct. 16, Falcons vs. San Francisco, 1 p.m.
WEEK 7: Oct. 23, Falcons at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
WEEK 8: Oct. 30, Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m.
WEEK 9: Nov. 6, Falcons vs. Los Angeles, 1 p.m.
WEEK 10: Nov. 10, Falcons at Carolina Panthers, 8:15 p.m.
WEEK 11: Nov. 20, Falcons vs. Chicago, 1 p.m.
WEEK 12: Nov. 27, Falcons at Washington, 1 p.m.
WEEK 13: Dec. 4, Falcons vs. Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
WEEK 14: BYE
WEEK 15: Dec. 17/ Dec. 18 at New Orleans, TBD
WEEK 16: Dec. 24, Falcons at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
WEEK 17: Jan. 1, Falcons at Arizona, 1 p.m.
WEEK 18: Jan. 7/ Jan. 8 at Tampa Bay, TBD
The Falcons unveiled the schedule with a trick shot video that naturally took some shots at their rivals, including jabs at Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady unretiring and calling New Orleans the “Aints.”
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