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Falcons' 2016 Opponents Finalized

Atlanta's 2016 opponents have been set, in addition to their yearly contests with their NFC South opponents, the Falcons will also face the AFC West and the NFC West. Based off of their second place finish in the division this season, Dan Quinn's team will also face the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers.

Here are the Atlanta Falcons home and away opponents for the 2016 season:

Carolina Panthers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals
Kansas City Chiefs
San Diego Chargers
Green Bay Packers

Carolina Panthers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New Orleans Saints
St. Louis Rams
Seattle Seahawks
Denver Broncos
Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia Eagles

Atlanta's opponents in 2016 combined for a 114-94 overall record during the regular season in 2015. Six of the teams the Falcons will face in the upcoming season qualified for the 2015 playoffs (Carolina, Arizona, Kansas City, Green Bay, Seattle and Denver). The Falcons will face four of those six teams at the Georgia Dome.

Dan Quinn will face his former team the Seattle Seahawks for the first time since becoming Atlanta's head coach. Quinn served as the Seahawks' defensive coordinator from 2013-2014, where he led his defense to a Super Bowl victory in 2013.

The Falcons will also visit the Mile High City for the first time in 11 years, when they take on the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Atlanta's schedule produces three West Coast trips in 2016 (Seattle, Denver, Oakland), which could possibly mean back-to-back games out West. If the schedule lines up a certain way, Atlanta could elect to stay out West for the week of preparation instead of making the long flight in consecutive weeks.

The specific dates and times will be announced by the NFL in April. To view the Atlanta's future schedule page, click here.

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