Some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL will visit the Georgia Dome as Atlanta Falcons' opponents in 2012 and the headliner will be the newest, most prominent Denver Bronco -- Peyton Manning -- in Week 2.
Manning and his head coach John Fox no stranger to the Georgia Dome as the former long-time head coach of the Carolina Panthers will visit on Monday, Sept. 17.
That is one of four nationally televised games for the Falcons, all of which feature a top quarterback.
Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys visit the Georgia Dome on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 8:20; NFC South Division rival New Orleans and Drew Brees visit on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 8:20. (The Falcons face the Saints twice in 18 days, as New Orleans visits Atlanta on Nov. 11.) The other the only nationally televised game on the road is at Detroit against the Lions and former Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford, a Pro-Bowler last season, on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 8:30.
In other games of interest, the Super Bowl champion New York Giant...