Cleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America
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.
Josh McCown completed 78 percent of his passes, threw for 356 yards, 2 touchdowns, a 2-point conversion and the Browns still lost Sunday in San Diego, 30-27 as time expired.
Cleveland hasn’t won in San Diego since a 30-24 OT win in 1991 and they will be without their top corner Joe Haden. Pierre Desir will start in Haden’s place. The 2-time Pro Bowler was listed as ‘probable” Friday with injuries to his ribs and finger.
Dwayne Bowe expects to be on the field and contribute Sunday in San Diego.
Dunn, last with the Houston Texans in 2014, will help coach the offensive line following the departure of Andy Moeller this week.
92.3 The Fan Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter recaps the latest news and notes from Berea.
Browns receiver Travis Benjamin
was not happy Tuesday when he saw a report from TMZ that said there was a divide in the Browns locker room as to who the starting quarterback should be.
Pettine was not happy with a Tuesday TMZ report, attributing quotes to 3 Browns starters, that there was a divide in the locker room over who the starting QB should be.
The Browns signed third-string quarterback Austin Davis to a 2-year extension keeping the current quarterback trio of Josh McCown, Johnny Manziel and Davis through 2017.
Tuesday afternoon the Browns released a joint statement announcing that Moeller and the team mutually agreed to part ways.
Guard Iman Shumpert will miss 12-14 weeks and undergo surgery on his right wrist on Wednesday the team announced.