The hypothetical 2011 NFL schedule will be released Tuesday night at 7 pm ET via NFL Network and NFL.com. We already know which teams the Atlanta Falcons will play in their 16 games and where those games will be played, so the only unknowns are order, bye week placement, and kickoff times.
Of course, keep your ears peeled between now and announce time, as Jim Irsay’s almost certain to let a game or two slip on his unhinged Twitter feed. Elsewhere around the NFC South: many are calling for the Saints to play the Packers in the season opener, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will get the Chicago Bears in Wembley Stadium, and the Carolina Panthers try hard.
Teams the Falcons will play in the Georgia Dome:
Green Bay Packers
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
And teams they’ll play on the road:
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