Atlanta Falcons’ 2020 schedule was launched Thursday night. It’s reported to be certainly one of, if not the hardest within the league this 12 months, per SportsLine Superior Information.
Falcons’ Head coach Dan Quinn shared his response to the schedule and the way it stacks up.
Falcons 2020 Common-Season Schedule
- Week 1: Seahawks at 1pm
- Week 2: @ Cowboys at 1pm
- Week 3: Bears at 1pm
- Week 4: @ Packers MNF
- Week 5: Panthers at 1pm
- Week 6: @ Vikings at 1pm
- Week 7: Lions at 1pm
- Week 8: @ Panthers TNF
- Week 9: Broncos at 1pm
- Week 10: BYE
- Week 11: @ Saints at 1pm
- Week 12: Raiders at 1pm
- Week 13: Saints at 1pm
- Week 14: @ Chargers 4:25pm
- Week 15: Buccanneers at 1pm
- Week 16: @ Chiefs at 1pm
- Week 17: @ Buccaneers at 1pm
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‘That’s A Lot of Good Quarterbacks’
Quinn didn’t appear too overwhelmed with the best way the NFL laid out the schedule, since he knew who he was up in opposition to earlier than the dates and occasions had been unveiled.
“There at all times some enjoyable that comes with that (schedule reveal). You realize who you play. Welp, we play 4 of the 5 prime offenses from final 12 months. We knew that earlier than the schedule got here out so we knew that was going to be an actual problem, Quinn stated. I feel at first look while you noticed it you say, “that’s quite a lot of good quarterbacks.” That received my consideration for certain.”
The Falcons can have a troublesome check to face proper out of the gate in Week 1 to Week 4. Quinn is definitely a fan of that lineup, or so he says.
“I believed Russ and Dak and Aaron simply within the first 4 weeks alone. What I really like about that’s I believed we made quite a lot of progress defensively within the ultimate eight video games from final 12 months and so we’ll have an actual good sense of the place we’re at. That’s what I like about it, proper off the bat.”
The Falcons had a six-game profitable streak to finish final season and improved closely on protection. This 12 months’s protection is much more loaded after the Falcons picked properly in early free company and in the course of the draft.
Dwelling Video games & New Surroundings
The NFC will make a journey to Atlanta this season, that’s a distinct vibe that Quinn is prepared for, together with the house video games. Nonetheless, one half he’s actually enthusiastic about is heading west to see that Los Angeles Chargers’ new stadium—SoFi Stadium.
“I see the house video games of Seattle and Chicago. These ones lit me up, from the NFC. The division video games are at all times rockin’ with New Orleans coming right here and Tampa right here and Carolina right here. These are at all times cool. The final piece in all probability, it’s at all times been cool to go to a brand new stadium simply to see what it’s like. So, we’re headed out west to Los Angeles. Identical folks at all times have the identical feeling like after they get to Atlanta and see our stadium, they’re like “man that is somethin’.””
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