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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.

Bernie Kosar (credit: Chris J Allen/92.3 The Fan)

Bernie Kosar Responds To Being Replaced On Preseason Telecasts

A day after being replaced as the preseason game analyst, Bernie Kosar issued a statement through a local PR firm.

92.3 The Fan–4 hours ago

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Bernie Kosar Out As Browns Preseason TV Analyst; New Broadcast Role TBD

Kosar, who has served as the team’s preseason television analyst over the past few seasons, has been replaced with veteran CBS Sports analyst Solomon Wilcots.

92.3 The Fan–17 hours ago

Receiver Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns led the NFL in receiving with 1,646 yards during the 2013 season. / (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Browns Schedule: Open 2014 Season At Steelers, Thursday Night Game Nov. 6 At Bengals

The Browns will play 5 games against 2013 playoff teams and 6 of their games will be against teams with top-10 picks in this year’s NFL Draft.

92.3 The Fan–19 hours ago

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Browns Hosting Johnny Manziel, Keith Wenning On Wednesday

Johnny Manziel is coming to Cleveland. Manziel is scheduled to meet with Browns team officials Wednesday and Thursday in Berea sources tell 92.3 The Fan.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2014

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2014 Browns And NFL Schedule To Be Announced Wednesday Evening

The 2014 schedule for the Cleveland Browns and rest of the NFL will be announced Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. the league announced.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2014

Quarterbacks (from left) Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Derek Carr look on as they sit out workouts during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Browns In The Midst Of A Busy Week Of Quarterback Visits

The Browns are in the home stretch of their draft preparation and have a caravan of quarterbacks rolling through Berea this week.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2014

Cavs acting general manager David Griffin speaks with reporters / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

David Griffin Set To Switch Cavs Focus From Assembling Future Assets To Acquiring Talent

Acting GM David Griffin spoke for nearly 30 minutes Tuesday morning in Independence and didn’t mince words about the state of the team or where the organization is at.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2014

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Randy Lerner Considers Selling Aston Villa Less Than 2 Years After Dumping Browns

Randy Lerner might be getting out of football altogether as rumors are swirling that he is considering selling Aston Villa less than 2 years after selling the Cleveland Browns.

92.3 The Fan–04/21/2014

Former Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Mike Holmgren’s Revisionist History Needs A Reality Check

In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King last week, Holmgren was asked if he had any regrets in his time as president of the Browns. His answer was head scratching.

92.3 The Fan–04/21/2014

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel / (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Browns Set To Put Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Under The Microscope

They Browns already know what Johnny Manziel can do on the field. Off the field and in the classroom are the 2 unknowns and are the 2 areas they will explore extensively Saturday and again next week when he visits Berea.

92.3 The Fan–04/18/2014