ATLANTA, GA. — The Falcons will be in at least three prime-time games in 2018, kicking off the 2018 NFL season with a trip to face the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. The game will be the first regular season game of the NFL season, during the annual Thursday Night Kickoff on Sept. 6. An 8:15 p.m. ET kickoff on NBC is scheduled.
The Falcons will play their first prime-time game in week 7 on Monday Night Football at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when they host the Giants Oct. 22. The game, which will air on ESPN, will kick off at 8:15 p.m. ET.
Even more exciting could be the game in the Big Easy in Week 12 on Thanksgiving Day. In the matchup, airing at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC, the Falcons will square off against their hated rivals, the New Orleans Saints, in the Superdome.
SEP 06 8:20 PM ET AT EAGLES (NBC)SEP 16 1:00 PM ET PANTHERS (FOX)SEP 23 1:00 PM ET SAINTS (FOX)SEP 30 1:00 PM ET BENGALS (CBS)OCT 07 1:00 PM ET AT STEELERS (FOX)OCT 14 1:00 PM ET BUCCANEERS (FOX)OCT 22 8:15 PM ET GIANTS (ESPN)BYE WEEKNOV 04 1:00 PM ET AT REDSKINS (FOX)NOV 11 1:00 PM ET AT BROWNS (FOX)NOV 18 1:00 PM ET COWBOYS (FOX)NOV 22 8:20 PM ET AT SAINTS (NBC)DEC 02 1:00PM ET RAVENS (CBS)DEC 09 1:00PM ET ATPACKERS (FOX)DEC 16 1:00PM ET CARDINALS (FOX)DEC 23 1:00PM ET AT PANTHERS (FOX)DEC 30 1:00 PM ET AT BUCCANEERS (FOX)
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