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.

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns is sacked during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Ravens defeated the Browns 25-20. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Josh McCown Has Broken Collarbone, Possible Return Remains Week To Week

The specifics of McCown’s injury came into question when defensive coordinator Ray Horton revealed that McCown broke his collarbone when asked about what disappointed him most about the loss to the Ravens Friday morning.

92.3 The Fan–09/23/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Wide receiver Breshad Perriman #18 of the Baltimore Ravens tries to make the catch as cornerback Joe Haden #23 of the Cleveland Browns makes an interception on a throw from quarterback Joe Flacco #5 during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Ravens defeated the Browns 25-20. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Notes: Joe Haden Misses Friday Walk-Through With Groin Injury, Kicker Patrick Murray Injures Knee

The 2-time Pro Bowler was graded as the Browns’ best defender in last week’s 25-20 loss to the Ravens that saw him intercept 2 passes, break up 4 passes and record 4 tackles according to Pro Football Focus.

92.3 The Fan–09/23/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Head coach Hue Jackson of the Cleveland Browns yells to his players during the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Hue Jackson

Browns Notes: News Of Corey Coleman’s Injury Almost Made Hue Jackson Fall Out Of His Chair Wednesday

The report he got following Wednesday’s practice about rookie receiver Corey Coleman, who will miss 4-6 weeks, breaking his hand was a stunner.

92.3 The Fan–09/22/2016

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2 Minute Drill Brought To You By Metro Toyota: Browns Week 3 Preview

92.3 The Fan Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter gives you a preview for Browns vs. Dolphins week 3 in the next 2016 2 minute drill brought to you by Metro Toyota.

92.3 The Fan–09/22/2016

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Andrew Hawkins Says There’s Too Much Focus On Player Protest Gestures And Not Enough On The Reason For Them

Hawkins is bothered that there is more focus and outrage over what players are doing during the anthem while the reason that they doing it is getting lost.

92.3 The Fan–09/22/2016

Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III looks on while Josh McCown works during practice. Both Griffin and McCown have sustained left shoulder injuries and are out indefinitely. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Injuries Making An Already Difficult Season Painful For Browns

Before Jackson and the front office can get their plan off the ground the injury bug is taking a big ole wrecking ball to it. The reality is that the growth and development hoped for, if not expected, this season now suffers through no fault of their own.

92.3 The Fan–09/22/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Corey Coleman #19 of the Cleveland Browns breaks a tackle on his way to an 11-yard touchdown reception against Jimmy Smith #22 of the Baltimore Ravens in the first quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Browns WR Corey Coleman Out 4-6 Weeks After He Breaks Hand In Practice Wednesday

First round pick Corey Coleman broke his hand during Wednesday’s practice and he will miss 4-6 weeks the team said. Coleman saw a hand specialist Thursday morning and surgery is not required.

92.3 The Fan–09/21/2016

Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Notes: Terrelle Pryor Says He’s Willing To Cut Off Finger, Die Just To Win

Pryor admitted his disappointment in their 0-2 start Wednesday, but he also made it clear that he’s the ultimate team-first guy and will do whatever head coach Hue Jackson asks of him.

92.3 The Fan–09/21/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 27:  John Hughes #93 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates after recovering a fumble during the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 27, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Browns Add Charlie Whitehurst; Scooby Wright, John Hughes Cut To Make Room

Hughes was a third round pick in the 2012 draft appearing in 53 games with 10 starts that saw him total 65 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.

92.3 The Fan–09/20/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns is sacked during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Ravens defeated the Browns 25-20. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Injuries Piling Up For Browns; Josh McCown, Carl Nassib, Cameron Erving Sidelined

In Sunday’s 25-20 loss to the Ravens that saw his team blow a 20-0 advantage, quarterback Josh McCown played through a left shoulder injury, center Cameron Erving was taken to a hospital via ambulance, rookie defensive end Carl Nassib broke his hand and safety Ibraheim Campbell sustained a hamstring injury.

92.3 The Fan–09/19/2016

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