With the release of the 2012 NFL schedule, the Falcons find themselves with four primetime games, two of which will be on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," and they're very far apart.
In Week 2, the Falcons will host the Denver Broncos as Peyton Manning makes his "Monday Night Football" debut in a Denver uniform. In Week 16, the Falcons will travel to Detroit to face the Lions on a Saturday night. The Falcons defeated the Lions 23-16 in Detroit last season.
The Falcons were on MNF once last season, losing to the Saints in Week 16.
Here is the 2012 "Monday Night Football" schedule: