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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.

Receiver Andrew Hawkins prepares to haul in a catch working against cornerback Buster Skrine during Monday's practice in Berea / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Pop Pads, Rookies Chris Kirksey And Justin Gilbert Shine On Day 3

92.3 The Fan’s Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter reviews the first day in full pads and other notes from day 3 of Training Camp in Berea.

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(Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns, Agents Issue Statement Concerning Jason Pinkston

Monday morning, the Browns along with Pinkston’s agents Schwartz & Feinsod released a statement concerning his status.

07/28/2014

BEREA, OH - JULY 26: Quarterback Brian Hoyer #6 of the Cleveland Browns runs a play during training camp / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Brian Hoyer Sharp During Day 2 And Other Notes From Training Camp Sunday

Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter updates the quarterback competition and looks at the other stories from day 2 of Training Camp.

07/27/2014

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer speaks with reporters following Sunday's practice / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Trader Ray Or Transaction Ray, Either Way Browns GM Ray Farmer Not Content With Roster

Farmer along with head coach Mike Pettine and the rest of the football side of the front office meet daily to scan the waiver wire for talent.

07/27/2014

(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron James Will Return To Wearing No. 23 With Cavs

CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – LeBron James will return to wearing No. 23 when he returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers this fall. James made the announcement Sunday afternoon on his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. [...]

07/27/2014

Team owner Jimmy Haslam talks to the media after practice during training camp at the Cleveland Browns training facility on July 26, 2014 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam, Fans Hopeful This Is The Year They Get It Right

Over 3,700 fans packed the complex in Berea for the first practice of the season with the hope and expectations that this season will be different. Owner Jimmy Haslam hopes the Browns will deliver.

07/26/2014

Quarterbacks Brian Hoyer #6 and quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns practice a play during training camp at the Cleveland Browns training facility on July 26, 2014 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Quarterback Competition Begins In Berea And Other Notes From Day 1 Of Training Camp

92.3 The Fan’s Browns beat reporter Daryl Ruiter covers the storylines from day 1 of Training Camp.

07/26/2014

Team owner Jimmy Haslam talks to the media after practice during training camp at the Cleveland Browns training facility on July 26, 2014 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Looking For Johnny Manziel To Make His News On The Field

Manziel has made more news for his escapades off the field than he has on it. That has not sat well with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam or the organization.

07/26/2014

Offensive and defensive linemen run during the Browns conditioning test Friday in Berea / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Place 4, Including 2 Potential Starters On Non-Football Injury List

The Cleveland Browns placed 4 players on the non-football injury list prior to the start of training camp Saturday morning.

07/26/2014

Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer speaks to reporters Friday afternoon. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Brian Hoyer: “It’s My Job Until Someone Tells Me Otherwise”

While fans might be rooting for Johnny Manziel to start Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh, Hoyer is hopeful that he’ll be able to let his play do the talking and hold off the rookie from Texas A&M.

07/25/2014

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