Daryl Ruiter

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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.

SAN DIEGO, CA- OCTOBER 4: Quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns throws the ball against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on October 4, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Elite Defense, Mental Mistakes Let Browns Down In Loss To Chargers

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.

92.3 The Fan–1 hour ago

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

Joe Haden Out For Browns Sunday At San Diego

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.

92.3 The Fan–6 hours ago

Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Dwayne Bowe Healthy, Ready To Go Sunday

Dwayne Bowe expects to be on the field and contribute Sunday in San Diego.

92.3 The Fan–10/02/2015

(Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Paul Dunn Added To Coaching Staff To Help With Offensive Line

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–10/01/2015


Cleveland Browns 2-Minute Drill: QB Gets Extension, Reaction To TMZ Story

92.3 The Fan Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter recaps the latest news and notes from Berea.

92.3 The Fan–09/30/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 27:  Travis Benjamin #11 of the Cleveland Browns dives for a touchdown while being tackled by D.J. Hayden #25 of the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Travis Benjamin Not Happy With Anonymous Sources In TMZ Report: “It’s A Family Here”

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.

92.3 The Fan–09/30/2015

Browns head coach Mike Pettine. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Mike Pettine Confident There’s No Rift In Browns Locker Room

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.

92.3 The Fan–09/30/2015

Quarterback Austin Davis throws during a practice. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: QB Austin Davis Signed To 2-Year Extension

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.

92.3 The Fan–09/30/2015

File photo: Andy Moeller. / (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Browns And Offensive Line Coach Andy Moeller Mutually Part Ways

Tuesday afternoon the Browns released a joint statement announcing that Moeller and the team mutually agreed to part ways.


Cavs guard Iman Shumpert. / (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cavs G Iman Shumpert Out 12-14 Weeks With Wrist Injury

Guard Iman Shumpert will miss 12-14 weeks and undergo surgery on his right wrist on Wednesday the team announced.

92.3 The Fan–09/29/2015


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