Daryl Ruiter’s professional career began in 1997 as an intern with WJW Fox-8 television and WTAM 1100-AM in Cleveland.
Over the past 17 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, American League Division Series, American League Championship Series, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, NFL Scouting Combine, NCAA Men’s basketball tournament and the NCAA Women’s Final Four.
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.
Cameron, a fourth round pick of the Browns in 2011, isn’t sweating a training camp shoulder injury or a lack of targets and catches this season because he sees the bigger picture.
The Browns’ rookie head coach, who played for his dad in high school, was disappointed to hear that the last 2 games of their season have been cancelled due to hazing accusations.
The Browns enter their seventh game of the season this week against the Oakland Raiders ranked 32nd in the league in run defense, allowing 155.5 yards per game on the ground.
In 6 games the Browns have given up big punt returns, botched a field goal and extra point, but the most glaring weakness on special teams is the punt return game.
Hoyer, who fell to 6-3 as a starter for the Browns, is his own worst critic which is why he was not much fun to be around the last 2 days.
Defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin returned to practice Wednesday and participated in individual and positional drills during the portion open to reporters.
The rebuilt Cavaliers are among the favorites to win it all this season and end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought.
Browns coach Mike Pettine and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan have 3 capable running backs but only so many carries to go around and for the first time this season, the rotation of the backs has become a problem.
Sunday’s 24-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars was a stunner for fans. It was also the worst fears realized for head coach Mike Pettine and his coaching staff.
Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Monday following the team’s 24-6 loss at Jacksonville that nothing’s changed regarding their QB situation.