The 2014 Atlanta Falcons football schedule kicks off on August 8th, 2014 at home against the Miami Dolphins in the team’s first preseason game of the 2014 NFL season. The Falcons wrap up the preseason schedule on August 28th on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars before starting the regular season schedule on September 7th, 2014 at home against the New Orleans Saints. The Falcons hit the road during week 2 of the NFL season to take on the Bengals and enjoy a bye week during week 9 of the NFL regular season. Atlanta wraps up the 2014 NFL regular season at home on December 28th against the Cam Newton-led Carolina Panthers. The Falcons will be looking to earn a spot in the 2015 NFL Playoffs after failing to make the 2014 NFL postseason in what was considered a disappointing year for Falcons fans.