CLEVELAND — If it matters to you, the Cleveland Browns finished up the preseason with a 3-1 record after a 20-16 win over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Now, it's all about the regular season.
One week from Sunday, it will be for real when the Browns open the 2019 campaign against the Tennessee Titans. It's as big of an opening game as I can remember since the Browns came back to the NFL in 1999.
There will be no resting starters that afternoon. You'll see Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb, Jarvis Landry, Odell Beckham Jr., Myles Garrett, Denzel Ward, and the rest of the starters.
What did we take away from Thursday's preseason finale?
It might be that Austin Seibert is indeed the kicker for the Browns to start the season. He was 4-4 in Tampa and kicked two more field goals in the win over Detroit.
The Browns were not totally satisfied with the way their offensive line was performing, so they went out and made a deal with the Buffalo Bills to bring in Wyatt Teller. The Browns have to have the offensive line shored up if they're going to be an explosive offense.
The preseason is over. The Browns are 3-1. But are they for real?
We'll know a week from Sunday.