Falcons 2012 Schedule: Atlanta Opens Season Against Kansas City

The Atlanta Falcons learned their complete 2012 regular season schedule on Tuesday night when the league announced the dates and times for all games this fall. The Falcons will play their first three games of the season against AFC West opponents: the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers on the road in Weeks 1 and 3, and the Denver Broncos at home in Week 2.

During Week 15, the Falcons will host the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants. Atlanta lost to the Giants, 24-2, in the first round of last season's playoffs. Will the Falcons be able to avenge the loss?

Here's Atlanta's complete 2012 regular season schedule:

Week 1 - Sept 9 - at Kansas City
Week 2 - Sept 17 - Denver
Week 3 - Sept 23 - at San Diego
Week 4 - Sept 30 - Carolina
Week 5 - Oct 7 - at Washington
Week 6 - Oct 14 - Oakland
Week 7 - Bye
Week 8 - Oct 28 - at Philadelphia
Week 9 - Nov 4 - Dallas
Week 10 - Nov 11 - at New Orleans
Week 11 - Nov 18 - Arizona
Week 12 - Nov 25 - at Tampa Bay
Week 13 - Nov 29 - New Orleans
Week 14 - Dec 9 - at Carolina
Week 15 - Dec 16 - New York Giants
Week 16 - Dec 22 - at Detroit
Week 17 - Dec 30 - Tampa Bay

For complete announcements of the full 2012 NFL schedule, please visit this StoryStream. And visit our Falcons blog The Falcoholic for more news and notes on the team.

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