Falcons 2018 preseason opponents announced

A gloved hand rests atop an Atlanta Falcons helmet before the NFC divisional playoff game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles on January 13, 2018 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia PA. 

ATLANTA — The NFL has released preseason schedules, and the Atlanta Falcons know the four teams they will play in this year’s preseason games in August.


The Falcons will play on the road against the New York Jets and the Jacksonville Jaguars and will play at home against the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins.

The only team game that has a specific date right now is the Falcons’ game against the Dolphins, which will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.