Seahawks to begin 2020 season in Atlanta.

The NFL released the 2020 schedule Thursday afternoon. The announcement was a shot in the arm for NFL fans hoping there will be professional football this fall.

The Seahawk’s quest to return to the playoffs for a third consecutive season will begin September 13 at Atlanta for a 10:am kickoff. The Falcons game with be the first of four 10am starts for the Hawks. Seattle was 5-0 in 10 am start’s last year. The Hawks will kick off their home opener with what &else a Prime Time Sunday Night game against the New England Patriots (9/27).A second consecutive home game ( 9/27)has the Seahawks welcoming the Dak Prescott led Dallas Cowboys. The team will make its longest trip of the season the following week ( 10/4) with a trip to Miami. A second consecutive Prime Time Sunday game against the Minnesota Vikings will proceed an October 18th bye.

DIVISION PLAY

After the respite the Seahawks go straight into the heart of the Divisional play. Playing four of the next five games against NFC West opponents.  A road game at Arizona ( 10/25) is followed by a home game versus the 49ers on (11/1/). A trip to Buffalo ( 11/8) is followed by a game at the Ram’s new stadium on ( 11/15) . A Prime Time home game on Thursday (11/19) against the Arizona Cardinals put a pause on NFC West Divisional play

NFC EAST; DIVISIONAL PLAY

The Seahawks take a break from Divisional play and battle the NFC East for four consecutive games. A Monday Night game at Philadelphia on (11/30) is followed by two consecutive home games against the Giants (12/6) and the Jets ( 12/13). A game at Washington on Dec 20th finishes the NFC East divisional schedule.

PLAYOFF IMPLICATIONS

If all goes according to plan the Seahawks two games to end the season are sure to have playoff implications. A post-Christmas Dec 27th home game against the Rams is followed by; Jan 3rd game at San Francisco.

PRESEASON SCHEDULE

Aug. 13-17:vs. Las Vegas.

Aug. 20-20:at Houston.

Aug. 27-30:vs. Los Angeles Chargers.

Sept. 3-4:at Minnesota.

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