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.

Brian Hoyer #6 of the Cleveland Browns attempts a pass during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on October 19, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine: Brian Hoyer “Firmly Our Starter”

Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Monday following the team’s 24-6 loss at Jacksonville that nothing’s changed regarding their QB situation.

92.3 The Fan–2 hours ago

Terrance West #28 of the Cleveland Browns is stopped by Paul Posluszny #51 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of the game at EverBank Field on October 19, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Jaguars Lose Leading Tackler To Chest Injury

Posluszny tore a pectoral muscle in his chest during Sunday’s 24-6 win against Cleveland and will be placed on injured reserve.

92.3 The Fan–4 hours ago

(Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Embarrassing Loss To Jaguars Proves Browns Not Ready To Contend – Yet

After receiving love as a potential contender this season by ESPN and CBS on their pregame shows Sunday prior to their game in Jacksonville, the Cleveland Browns reminded everyone once again that they are not quite ready for the positive attention with a 24-6 loss to the now 1-6 Jaguars.

92.3 The Fan–19 hours ago

Allen Robinson #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrates a touchdown during the game against the Cleveland Browns at EverBank Field on October 19, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Same Old Browns: Jacksonville Gets First Win Of Season 24-6

They had a chance to prove the doubters wrong and beat up on a winless football team, and in typical Browns fashion, opportunity knocked and they didn’t show up to play as Jacksonville came away with their first win since last December, 24-6.

92.3 The Fan–10/19/2014

(Photo by Chris J Allen/CBS Cleveland)

Browns Down 3 Defensive Linemen Against Jaguars

The Cleveland Browns will be down 3 defensive lineman for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars in Jacksonville.

92.3 The Fan–10/19/2014

Wide receiver Cecil Shorts III #84 of the Jacksonville Jaguars catches a touchdown pass in front of defensive back Joe Haden #23 of the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Browns, CB Joe Haden Seek Redemption Against Jaguars

BEREA (92.3 The Fan) – The last time the Browns played the Jacksonville Jaguars they were expected to win. They didn’t. 10 months later the 3-2 Browns are in Jacksonville and expected to win again [...]

92.3 The Fan–10/19/2014

Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel dops back to throw at practice as starter Brian Hoyer looks on.  / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Johnny Manziel Focused On Preparing Himself To Play, Not Brian Hoyer’s Future

Johnny Manziel worrying about himself & not Brian Hoyer’s contract situation, Terrance West returns and more.

92.3 The Fan–10/17/2014

Alex Mack #55 of the Cleveland Browns is carted off the field after being injured during the second quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Browns Place C Alex Mack On IR Ending His Season

Mack, who sustained a broken left fibula last Sunday, underwent successful surgery in North Carolina on Thursday but will require more than the 8-10 week timeline to heal that the team was hoping for.

92.3 The Fan–10/17/2014

Quarterbacks Brian Hoyer #6 and Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns. / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns QB Duo Help Team Lead NFL In Jersey Sales

No team has sold more jersey’s nationwide this season than the Browns according to DICKS Sporting Goods.

92.3 The Fan–10/16/2014

Offensive lineman Vinston Painter works a blocking sled during practice Wednesday. Painter is a candidate to play right guard this week against Jacksonville. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Still Working On Plan To Fill Void Left By Injury To C Alex Mack

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine and his staff are still working on their plan for filling the hole left in the middle of their offensive line with the loss of the 2-time Pro Bowl center to a broken left leg.

92.3 The Fan–10/16/2014

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