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.

Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III throws Monday during the first practice following the bye week. Although Hue Jackson has yet to name him Sunday's starter, it is expected he will return against the Bengals. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Coach Hue Jackson Not Ready To Name Robert Griffin III Starter Sunday Against Cincinnati

Griffin is expected to start Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals even though head coach Hue Jackson wasn’t ready to declare that on Monday.

10 hours ago

Browns head coach Hue Jackson pumps his fist with excitement while watching drills during Monday's practice. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Hue Jackson Self-Scouts Team, Finds Out ‘We’re Not Where We Need To Be’

The Browns are losing by an average margin of just under 13 points per game and have been outscored in every quarter this season.

11 hours ago

(L to R) QB Cody Kessler, LB Shon Coleman, DE Carl Nassib, DE Emmanuel Ogbah and WR Corey Coleman hold up their jerseys with numerals signifying the round of their selection after being introduced Saturday. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns At The Bye: Tracking The 2016 Draft Class

That’s the Browns’ plan to rise from the abyss to the top of the National Football League in the coming years. With at least 11 selections at their disposal come next April, here’s a look at how the 14 they made last April have panned out through the first 12 games.

12/02/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 27:  A Cleveland Browns fan looks on during the second quarter against the New York Giants at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 27, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Browns At The Bye: Ranking 15 Consecutive Losses Dating Back To The 2015 Season

15 consecutive losses have followed a 24-10 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Dec. 13, 2015. The Browns have set franchise records for longest overall losing streak in franchise history and the worst start to a season ever at 0-12, and still counting.

12/01/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 27:  Head coach Hue Jackson of the Cleveland Browns looks on during the third quarter against the New York Giants at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 27, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Notes: Hue Jackson Says Haslams Are Committed To The Plan, This Season ‘Worth It’ If Rebuild Is Successful

Before accepting the job in January, Jackson grilled the Haslam’s about their commitment – or in this case lack of commitment – and he apparently was satisfied with their response enough to take on what seems like an impossible task of turning the Browns around.

11/30/2016

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Joe Thomas #73 of the Cleveland Browns cools off during the 4th quarter against the Miami Dolphins on September 25, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

Joe Thomas: Hope Of Continuity Keeping Browns Together Through Winless Season

As bad as entering the month of December winless is, unlike years past, the locker room and building don’t feel like the end of the world is near to him.

11/30/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 30:  Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns looks on during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 30, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Terrelle Pryor: ‘I Could Be So Much Better It’s Not Even Funny’

The Browns haven’t won a game and despite his personal success, he’s not shy about or afraid to hold himself accountable for the lack of team success.

11/29/2016

Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III throws Tuesday after being cleared late Monday evening by doctors to play. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: RG3 Cleared To Play But Hue Jackson Will Determine Starter Next Week

While it appears that Griffin will probably start Dec. 11 against Cincinnati, Jackson did not want to commit to that Tuesday. He wants to see him get through a full week of practice first.

11/29/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 20:  Cody Kessler #6 of the Cleveland Browns is helped off the field after being injured during the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Notes: John Greco To IR, Cody Kessler Returns To Practice

Greco started all 12 games this season – 10 at right guard and 2 at center – and didn’t miss an offensive snap until sustaining the foot injury.

11/28/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 27:  A Cleveland Browns fan looks on during the second quarter against the New York Giants at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 27, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hue Jackson’s Post Game Meeting Creates Unnecessary Drama For Browns

Hue Jackson sits down with ownership after the loss to the Giants and other thoughts following loss No. 12.

11/28/2016

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