Photos: Week-by-week look at Falcons’ 2017 schedule Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 19 Dolphins cornerback Cordrea Tankersley knocks the ball away from Falcons tight end Austin Hooper and into the arms of Dolphins safety Reshad Jones in the final minute of the Falcons' 20-17 loss at home Oct. 15. Curtis Comptonemail@example.com. 2 / 19 Here's a look at the first five games of the season, the upcoming game against the New England and the remainder of the regular-season schedule. Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org 3 / 19 Game 1 -- Falcons 23, Bears 17: Brooks Reed sacks Chicago QB Mike Glennon on the final play of the game to secure the road victory. (AP photo) 4 / 19 Game 2 -- Falcons 34, Packers 23: Matt Ryan celebrates with running back Devonta Freeman after his touchdown run. It was the third straight win over the Packers in the last 11 months for the Falcons. 5 / 19 Game 3 -- Falcons 30, Lions 26: The Falcons celebrate on the field after an apparent game-winning touchdown for the Lions was overturned on the final play. Kicker Matt Bryant tweeted after the game: 'First time in my 16-year career where at the end of the game I had to ask 'did we win?' (Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) 6 / 19 The Falcons-Lions game had one of the most unusual endings in NFL history. Golden Tate catches the ball -- and scores the apparent game-winning touchdown -- before the play was overturned during review and the Falcons held on for the four-point win. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) 7 / 19 Game 4 -- Bills 23, Falcons 17: Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor slips away from the pass rush of Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley for a first down run during the victory. It was the first loss of the season -- and the first regular-season loss in Mercedes-Benz Stadium -- for the Falcons. Curtis Comptonemail@example.com 8 / 19 Game 5 -- Dolphins 20, Falcons 17: Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a first down catch in the three-point loss, the second straight for the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org 9 / 19 John Spink/AJC/John Spink/AJC Game 6 -- Falcons at Patriots, Oct. 22: Super Bowl 51 rematch will take place on New England's home field in a Sunday night prime time matchup. 10 / 19 AP Photo/Bill Kostroun Game 7 -- Falcons at Jets, Oct. 29: Atlanta will face Todd Bowles and the Jets in the last of its four straight games against the AFC East. 11 / 19 AP Photo/Mike McCarn Game 8 -- Falcons at Panthers, Nov. 5: Atlanta will return to the site where it clinched the NFC South last season when it plays in Charlotte against its division rival. 12 / 19 AP Photo/Don Wright, File Game 9 -- Cowboys at Falcons, Nov. 12: Atlanta will get its first look at second-year standouts Dak Prescott and Zeke Elliott when Dallas makes its first apperance at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 13 / 19 Curtis Compton / email@example.com Game 10 -- Falcons at Seahawks, Nov. 20: Monday night football in the Great Northwest will feature Atlanta and Seattle meeting for the third time in 13 months. 14 / 19 Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org Game 11 -- Buccaneers at Falcons, Nov. 26: Atlanta will host division rival Tampa for the first time since dropping the 2016 regular-season opener at the Georgia Dome. 15 / 19 Andy Clayton-King/AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King Game 12 -- Vikings at Falcons, Dec. 3: Atlanta will host one of its former assistants as Mike Zimmer brings Minnesota into Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the first time. 16 / 19 Curtis Compton / email@example.com Game 13 -- Saints at Falcons, Dec. 7: Thursday night prime time game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be the first of two regular-season games between the division rivals. 17 / 19 AP Photo/Jason Behnken Game 14 -- Falcons at Buccaneers, Dec. 18: Monday night matchup in Florida could ultimately decide the winner of the NFC South. 18 / 19 AP Photo/Butch Dill Game 15 -- Falcons at Saints, Dec. 24: Atlanta and New Orleans square off for the second time in 17 days, this meeting on Christmas Eve in New Orleans. 19 / 19 Scott Cunningham/Getty Images Game 16 -- Panthers at Falcons, Dec. 31: Last year's Panthers-Falcons game in Atlanta featured Deion Jones' hit on Cam Newton that resulted in a concussion for the metro Atlanta native. Related Photos: Falcons fall to Bills at home Photos: Falcons survive, beat the Lions Photos: Falcons, other NFL teams show solidarity during National Anthem Photos: Falcons cruise to a win over the Packers Photos: Falcons open season with win over Bears Photos: The scene at the Falcons’ home opener Photos: The view above Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.