Each year, NFL teams play each team within their division twice and they play one AFC and one NFC team on a rotational basis. To fill in the final two spots on the schedule, the teams need to take on opponents who finished in the same position in their respective positions.
So while we need to wait to find out exactly what date each game will go down, the opponents are set.
Here is a look at the Atlanta Falcons‘ 2014 opponents:
|2014 Regular Season|
|Chicago Bears||Green Bay Packers|
|Detroit Lions||Minnesota Vikings|
|Cleveland Browns||Baltimore Ravens|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Cincinnati Bengals|
|Arizona Cardinals||New York Giants|
|Carolina Panthers (Div.)||Carolina Panthers (Div.)|
|New Orleans Saints (Div.)||New Orleans Saints (Div.)|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Div.)||Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Div.)|