Falcons’ exhibition opponents announced


The Falcons’ opponents for the exhibition season were announced by the NFL on Monday.

The Falcons, who are scheduled to play in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium this season, will play their first and second games on the road. Their first home game is slated to be against Arizona between Aug. 24 and 27.

The dates and times were not released.

The schedule:

WEEK 1: Aug. 10-14

Falcons at Miami Dolphins

WEEK 2: Aug. 17-21

Falcons at Pittsburgh Steelers

WEEK 3: Aug. 24-27 

Arizona Cardinals at Falcons

WEEK 4: Aug. 31-Sept. 1 

Jacksonville Jaguars at Falcons



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