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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.

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Issue Statements In Wake Of Josh Gordon Suspension

Browns general manager Ray farmer and head coach Mike Pettine issued statements following the season-long suspension of receiver Josh Gordon.

92.3 The Fan–11 hours ago

Browns receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during Tuesday's practice - the final time Gordon will be on an NFL field this season - in Berea / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

NFL Follows Letter Of Their Own Law In Josh Gordon Case

The league followed it’s own predetermined guidelines for a violation of stage 3 of the league’s policies on substances of abuse Wednesday when arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the year-long ban for the Pro Bowl wide-out.

92.3 The Fan–11 hours ago

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

Could Browns Implement 2 QB System? Package For Johnny Manziel Considered

Head coach Mike Pettine has left the door open for a Johnny Manziel package to be featured at some point this season.

92.3 The Fan–08/26/2014

Quarterback Brian Hoyer takes a snap during Tuesday's practice in Berea. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Not Down On Themselves; This Is What The Preseason Is For

The Browns starting offensive unit with Hoyer at the helm has combined to score 16 points in 15 offensive series.

92.3 The Fan–08/26/2014

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Browns Feel Problems On Both Sides Of The Ball Can Be Corrected In Time For Opener

With the opener against the Steelers on the horizon, head coach Mike Pettine and his coaching staff have a lot to fix in a short amount of time.

92.3 The Fan–08/25/2014

WR Nate Burleson catches a pass during Monday's practice. Burleson returned to the field for the first time since Aug. 6. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

WR Nate Burleson Returns To Practice, TE Jordan Cameron Excused Monday

Cleveland Browns receiver Nate Burleson was back on the practice field Monday while tight end Jordan Cameron missed practice.

92.3 The Fan–08/25/2014

Receiver Anthony Armstrong was among the Browns first cuts Monday. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Make First Cuts; Mike Pettine Yet To Decide If He’ll Go With 2 Or 3 QBs This Season

Receiver Anthony Armstrong and running back Edwin Baker were among the first cuts for the Browns.

92.3 The Fan–08/25/2014

Head coach Mike Pettine of the Cleveland Browns stands on the sideline during a preseason game against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Despite Preseason Offensive Woes, Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine Says No Time To Panic

Poor blocking, route running, inability to catch or throw the football hasn’t helped the Browns offense move the ball either. But head coach Mike Pettine isn’t the least bit concerned. Not yet anyway.

92.3 The Fan–08/24/2014

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Mike Pettine, Browns “Fairly Certain” Josh Gordon Will Be Suspended For Part Of Season

For the first time since the news broke on May 9 that Josh Gordon could be suspended, Browns head coach Mike Pettine admitted the team is preparing for the worst.


Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams is looked at by trainers after being injured in the first quarter of the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rams QB Sam Bradford Out For Year With Torn ACL

Quarterback Sam Bradford will be lost for the season after sustaining a torn left ACL during their long opening drive during Saturday night’s 33-14 win over the Browns.

92.3 The Fan–08/24/2014



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