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Monday May 4th, 2015 5:12AM

Falcons release 2014 preseason schedule

By staff reports
FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons today announced their 2014 preseason schedule which includes home contests against Miami and Tennessee and road meetings at Houston and Jacksonville, the dates of times of these games will be announced at a later date.

WUPA-TV, Atlanta's CW69, will broadcast all four of the Falcons preseason games in 2014 as the team's official broadcast partner. WUPA-TV can be found locally at channel 1069 on AT&T U-Verse, channel 709 on Charter, channel 810 on Comcast, channel 69 on DirecTV, and channel 6376 on Dish Network.

The Falcons will open the 2014 preseason at the Georgia Dome against the Miami Dolphins which will mark the 12th time overall and the fourth time in the last five years that the two teams have met in the preseason. Atlanta and Miami last met in the preseason in 2012, with the Falcons taking a 23-6 victory at Sun Life Stadium.

The two clubs have split the all-time series at six games apiece. The Falcons will face the Houston Texans in the preseason for the first time in franchise history when they travel to Reliant Stadium. The two clubs have met three times in regular season with the Texans owning a 2-1 advantage, including a 17-10 win at Houston in 2011.

Atlanta will also host the Tennessee Titans at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons and Titans have met six times in the preseason, including a 27-16 Titans win in Nashville in 2013. The two teams have split the all-time series at three games apiece. The Falcons also played the Houston Oilers twice during the preseason in 1974 and 1991.

The Falcons close out the 2014 preseason in Jacksonville marking the fifth straight season and the 10th time overall the Falcons and Jaguars have faced off in the preseason. Jacksonville owns a 7-3 advantage in the all-time preseason series, including a 20-16 win at the Georgia Dome in 2013.
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