Daryl Ruiter | 92.3 The Fan

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Cleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America | Over the past 17 years, Ruiter has covered major sporting events including the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers, ALDS, ALCS, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, and more.

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.

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 26:  Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Cleveland Browns speaks with head coach Hue Jackson during the first quarter of an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 26, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Hue Jackson: We Have Work To Do But The Sky’s Not Falling Following Friday Night’s Clunker At Tampa Bay

Outside of a few big plays to Josh Gordon, the Browns did not play well in any phase – offense, defense or special teams – in a 30-13 loss to Tampa Bay raising concerns about just how far the Browns have to go to become competitive again.

92.3 The Fan–16 hours ago

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 26:  Running back Charles Sims #34 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates his touchdown with teammates tight end Cameron Brate #84 and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins #87 during the first quarter of an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns on August 26, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Josh Gordon Flashes, Browns Defense Gets Gashed (Again) In 30-13 Loss To Buccaneers

For as great as Josh Gordon was in his first game in nearly 20 months, the Browns defense was awful allowing 305 yards of total offense to the Buccaneers.

92.3 The Fan–08/26/2016

Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor makes a sideline catch during drills at Training Camp. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

RG’s 3? Browns Trio Of Pryor, Coleman And Gordon To Debut Together Friday Night Against Buccaneers

A year ago, the Browns had one of the most diminutive receiving corps with 3 of their most significant contributors at the position under 6 feet tall. The trio of Pryor, Gordon and Coleman tower over them by comparison giving Griffin 3 big targets to aim for

92.3 The Fan–08/26/2016

Browns center Cameron Erving. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Center Cameron Erving Leaves Practice With Ankle Sprain, Not Thought To Be Serious

Erving has had an inconsistent camp and preseason and is in need of as many reps and snaps as he can get.

92.3 The Fan–08/24/2016

Browns receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during a receivers drill Sunday afternoon. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Josh Gordon Responds To Trade Talk Following Joint Practice With Buccaneers

First-year head coach Hue Jackson has given everyone a clean slate – including Gordon – and forgiven past transgressions even with the 2013 Pro Bowler set to serve another 4-game suspension that was handed down by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as part of Gordon’s conditional reinstatement.

92.3 The Fan–08/23/2016

Receiver Andrew Hawkins returned to practice for the first time since Aug. 2 Sunday afternoon. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiterv CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Healthier Team Heads To Tampa Bay

The Browns are getting healthy and just in time to hop on a plane to spend the week with the Buccaneers in Tampa, Florida.

92.3 The Fan–08/21/2016

Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton /  (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Falcons Feast On Cleveland’s Defense

The Browns gave up 498 total yards, 224 rushing yards, 31 first downs and the Falcons converted 11-of-17 on third down in Thursday night’s 24-13 win.

92.3 The Fan–08/19/2016

Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III / (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Robert Griffin III Shows Promise Of What Browns Offense Could Be Thursday Night In 24-13 Loss To Falcons

Robert Griffin III showed a little bit of everything in Thursday night’s preseason game with Atlanta.

92.3 The Fan–08/18/2016

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 12:  Robert Griffin #10 of the Cleveland Browns throws an interception in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Will Hue Jackson Get The ‘Big Jump’ He’s Looking For As Browns Host Falcons Thursday Night?

The Browns host Atlanta Falcons in their second preseason game Thursday night and head coach Hue Jackson is looking for an improved performance over their 17-11 loss Friday night at Green Bay.

92.3 The Fan–08/18/2016

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 07: Fans and media look on as Hall of Fame executive director David Baker announces the cancellation of the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers due to poor field conditions at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Game Refund Policy Announced

The hall will refund ticketholders the face-value of their ticket, all processing, shipping and handling fees, pre-paid parking purchased through the Hall of Fame, pre-sale reservation fees, and one night of hotel accommodations to eligible fans, subject to appropriate review, approval, and verification.

92.3 The Fan–08/18/2016

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