2012 NFL Schedule Announced: Atlanta Falcons Get Four Primetime Games

The 2012 NFL schedule was announced on Tuesday night, and the Atlanta Falcons' full slate has been revealed, including a return date with the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants in Atlanta, who eliminated the Falcons in the first round of the 2011 Playoffs.

Peyton Manning and the Broncos will hit Atlanta for a Monday Night Football game in Week 2, while the Saints rivalry game that's been featured on Christmas moves to the week after Thanksgiving on the NFL Network.

Here's a look at the complete schedule from NFL.com:

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

For more on the 2012 NFL Schedule, check out The Falcoholic and SB Nation's NFL page.

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