Looking ahead at 2010 schedules

Just a day after the 2009 season ended, we’ve already got the 2010 schedule. Well, it won’t really come out until the spring and we’ll find out all the dates then, but we do know who each NFC South team will be playing at home and on the road.

Courtesy of the NFL, here are the home and away opponents for each NFC South team in 2010:

New Orleans Saints: Home – Falcons, Panthers, Buccaneers, Rams, Seahawks, Vikings, Browns and Steelers. Away – Falcons, Panthers, Buccaneers, Cardinals, 49ers, Cowboys, Ravens and Bengals.

Atlanta Falcons: Home – Panthers, Saints, Buccaneers, Cardinals, 49ers, Packers, Ravens and Bengals. Away – Panthers, Saints, Buccaneers, Rams, Seahawks, Eagles, Browns and Steelers.

Carolina Panthers: Home – Falcons, Saints, Buccaneers, Cardinals, 49ers, Bears, Ravens and Bengals. Away – Falcons, Saints, Buccaneers, Rams, Seahawks, Giants, Browns and Steelers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Home – Falcons, Panthers, Saints, Rams, Seahawks, Lions, Browns and Steelers. Away – Falcons, Panthers, Saints, Cardinals, 49ers, Redskins, Ravens and Bengals.