Breakdown: What jumps out immediately when glancing at the Atlanta Falcons' schedule: A season-opening tilt against their bitter NFC South rival New Orleans Saints on Sept. 7. The two met in last year's season opener in New Orleans, won by the Saints, 23-17. The Falcons actually played their most spirited game of 2013 when the Saints visited the Georgia Dome on Nov. 21 and walked away with a 17-13 victory. For a team that needs to start strong in 2014, the Falcons couldn't have asked for a better matchup in terms of the fans rallying behind them.via ESPN.com - NFL Nation http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/124953/atlanta-falcons-schedule-analysis-5

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