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Daryl Ruiter

darylruiter 300 Daryl RuiterCleveland 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.

Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns scrambles for a first down during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Mike Tomlin, Steelers Expect To See Johnny Manziel Sunday

At his Tuesday press conference, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said that he expects the Browns to use rookie Johnny Manziel as well.

92.3 The Fan–13 hours ago

Baltimore Ravens v Dallas Cowboys

LaRon Byrd Adds Size To Browns WR Corps

New Browns receiver LaRon Byrd instantaneously becomes the largest receiver on the team’s active 53-man roster and other notes from Monday.

92.3 The Fan–09/01/2014

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Report: Josh Gordon Considers Suing NFL Over Suspension

Josh Gordon’s fight to play this season may not be over just yet.

92.3 The Fan–09/01/2014

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns CBs Joe Haden, Buster Skrine Return To Practice Sunday

Browns cornerbacks Joe Haden and Buster Skrine returned to the practice field Sunday.

92.3 The Fan–08/31/2014

Quarterback Rex Grossman / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Cut QB Rex Grossman, 3 Others; Add 4 From Waiver Wire

The Cleveland Browns’ plan to keep 3 quarterbacks lasted less than 24 hours.

92.3 The Fan–08/31/2014

WR Nate Burleson catches a pass during Monday's practice. Burleson returned to the field for the first time since Aug. 6. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

WR Nate Burleson, RB Dion Lewis Headline Cut To 53 For Browns

The Cleveland Browns have begun trimming the roster to 53 and right out of the gate 2 surprising names top the list of players released – receiver Nate Burleson and running back Dion Lewis.

92.3 The Fan–08/30/2014

Cleveland Browns general manager (Photo by Chris Allen CBS Cleveland)

The Cleveland Browns 2014 First 53 Depth Chart

The Cleveland Browns announced their roster reduction to 53 Saturday afternoon. Called the final 53, it’s more like the first 53 because general manager Ray Farmer will scour the waiver wire for talent over the next 18 hours.

92.3 The Fan–08/30/2014

Head coach Mike Pettine of the Cleveland Browns / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine: “We Have Some Tough Choices To Make”

Pettine and his staff spent the day pouring over Thursday’s film and player evaluation reports dating back the beginning of April to begin the process of paring down the roster.

92.3 The Fan–08/29/2014

Cleveland Browns general manager (Photo by Chris Allen CBS Cleveland)

Browns Roster Watch: Who Made The Cut?

Here’s a look at what the 53-man roster could look like Saturday afternoon and what the practice squad will likely look like come Sunday.

92.3 The Fan–08/29/2014

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas / (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Browns LT Joe Thomas: NFL Drug Policy Out Of Date, Out Of Touch

Following Thursday night’s preseason win over Chicago, and learning the official word that Josh Gordon is gone for the season on Wednesday, Thomas criticized the NFL’s drug policy.

92.3 The Fan–08/29/2014



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