Daryl Ruiter | 92.3 The Fan

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Cleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America | Over the past 17 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, ALDS, ALCS, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, and more.

Ruiter joined WKRK-FM Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan in Aug. 2011 as the station’s Browns beat reporter and web editor. In 2012, Ruiter was accepted as a member of the Professional Football Writers of America.

Ruiter, who grew up in northeast Ohio, spent 12 years with Metro Networks as a sports anchor and reporter. Ruiter also worked for WKNR where he served in a variety of capacities including as the Browns beat reporter, update anchor and a producer.

Ruiter departed WKNR in September of 2010 for the Digital Sports Network, which was partnered with Cleveland.com, where he assumed the role of assistant program director, show host and reporter before joining 92.3 The Fan.

In addition to a stint with MLB.com Radio during the 2006 and 2007 seasons as an AL Central Division correspondent, Ruiter also does free-lance field reporting work for NFL Radio on Sirius/XM.

Ruiter’s hobbies include movie and bobble head collecting, model building and train watching. Daryl lives in and maintains a home in Cleveland, Ohio.

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 20:  Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is pushed out of bounds by Jamie Collins #51 of the Cleveland Browns during the second quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Browns Come To Terms On 4-Year Deal With Linebacker Jamie Collins

Collins, who finished ranked third on the team in tackles despite not arriving until mid-season, was scheduled to hit free agency in March. That will not happen now.

92.3 The Fan–4 hours ago

Browns executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown speaks with the media on Jan. 2, 2017. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns EVP Sashi Brown Unable To Attend Senior Bowl Following Back Surgery

Browns vice president of player personnel Andrew Berry and the entire scouting staff for the team will join the Browns coaching staff starting Tuesday for the college football all-star game.

92.3 The Fan–8 hours ago

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: Taylor Gabriel #18 of the Atlanta Falcons makes a catch against LaDarius Gunter #36 of the Green Bay Packers in the second half in the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome on January 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons NFC Title And Trip To Super Bowl LI A Reminder Of Mistakes Browns Should Never Repeat

Receiver Julio Jones, head coach Dan Quinn, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, center Alex Mack and receiver Taylor Gabriel are all Falcons thanks to mistakes made by Cleveland’s woebegone, bottom-feeding and floundering NFL franchise.

92.3 The Fan–01/22/2017

Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams speaks with reporters at his introductory press conference on Jan. 19, 2017. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Gregg Williams Vows To Toughen Up Browns’ Weak Defense

Although Williams was cautious not to over-promise right out of the gate the type of change he’ll be able to immediately deliver, one thing is clear: his side of the ball will look much different in 2017.

92.3 The Fan–01/19/2017

An artist's rendering of the renovated Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium that is under construction next to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. / (Photo courtesy of NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame)

OHSAA Football State Championship Games Return To Canton In 2017

The football state championship games were held at Ohio Stadium in Columbus in the last 3 years following a 24-year run from 1990-2013 in Stark county.

92.3 The Fan–01/19/2017

Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams speaks with reporters at his introductory press conference on Jan. 19, 2017. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Add 5 To Coaching Staff Thursday Including Clyde Simmons To Coach The Defensive Line

Hours before introducing Greg Williams as their defensive coordinator after hiring him on Jan. 8, Hue Jackson formally revealed who would fill in some of the openings created shortly after the Browns finished the 2016 season 1-15.

92.3 The Fan–01/19/2017

Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams speaks with reporters at his introductory press conference on Jan. 19, 2017. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Gregg Williams Makes Strong First Impression During Browns Introduction Thursday

The Browns have won many an offseason introductory press conference – be it for GMs, coaches or coordinators – but Thursday’s with new defensive coordinator Williams was an all-timer.

92.3 The Fan–01/19/2017

Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams speaks with reporters at his introductory press conference on Jan. 19, 2017. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Gregg Williams Dodges Bountygate Questions But Says It Won’t Be Part Of Browns Culture

The suspension and what he learned from it was the first thing Williams was asked about following his lengthy opening remarks during his introductory press conference with the Browns and he was not happy.

92.3 The Fan–01/19/2017

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09:  Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates after throwing a 24-yard touchdown pass during the third quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson Skipping Senior Bowl, Rosters Announced

Watson’s decision is a blow to the Browns coaching staff and scouting department who had hoped to get an up close and personal look at Watson prior to the NFL Combine in Indianapolis at the end of February.

92.3 The Fan–01/18/2017

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 18:  Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Buffalo Bills throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the first half at New Era Field on December 18, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Potential Bills Castoff QB Tyrod Taylor Rumored To Have Browns’ Interest If Cut

Taylor, who is recovering from hernia surgery which he had earlier this month, would be more damaged goods for the Browns to salvage if in fact they choose to go that route in the coming months.

92.3 The Fan–01/18/2017

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