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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.

Billy Cundiff #8 of the Cleveland Browns looks on with Spencer Lanning #5 after a missed field goal during the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. Baltimore won the game 23-21.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

How To Lose A Game In 10 Ways: Ravens 23, Browns 21

Penalties, a missed field goal, a blocked field goal, blown coverages and opportunities, a lack of focus and the list goes on and on as to why the Browns lost Sunday afternoon to the Baltimore Ravens 23-21.

92.3 The Fan–34 mins ago

Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens kicks a game winning 32 yard field goal against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. Baltimore won the game 23-21.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ravens Beat Browns On Last Second Field Goal, 23-21

A lack of execution in all 3 phases of the game were costly and Justin Tucker kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired to give the Ravens a 23-21 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium.

92.3 The Fan–4 hours ago

Jordan Cameron #84 of the Cleveland Browns tries to get past Lawrence Timmons #94 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter at Heinz Field on September 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Browns TE Jordan Cameron Active, Ravens RB Bernard Pierce Inactive Sunday

Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is active and Ravens running back Bernard Pierce is inactive for Sunday’s game.

92.3 The Fan–8 hours ago

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Look To Make Statement vs. Ravens Sunday

The Browns look to build on last week’s last-second win over the Saints and to make a statement when they host the Baltimore Ravens Sunday.

92.3 The Fan–20 hours ago

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

Mike Pettine Teaches The Browns A Painful History Lesson Prior To Facing The Ravens Sunday

Pettine is now charged with trying to resurrect the Browns and make the team competitive again, but many of his players had no idea of the tragedy that took place 19 years ago until he sat them down on Wednesday.

92.3 The Fan–09/19/2014

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

NFL, NFLPA Revise Substance Abuse Policy; Josh Gordon’s Suspension Reduced To 10 Games

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon saw his year-long ban reduced to 10 games, meaning he will be eligible for the final 6 games of the season.

92.3 The Fan–09/19/2014

Tight end Jordan Cameron catches a pass during practice. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

TE Jordan Cameron, OLB Barkevious Mingo Questionable Sunday vs. Ravens

Tight end Jordan Cameron and outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo practiced again on Friday, increasing the odds that one or both could be available Sunday.

92.3 The Fan–09/19/2014

Johnny Manziel / (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel Package Remains “Option” For Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan, Browns

The Browns are playing games with opponents by talking about the potential use of a Manziel package, but does it really matter?

92.3 The Fan–09/18/2014

Cleveland Browns owns owner Jimmy Haslam speaks with receiver Josh Gordon during training camp. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

As New Substance Abuse Policy Is Finalized, Browns Await Official Word From NFL On Josh Gordon

The NFL and NFLPA are expected to announce a new substance abuse policy at any moment that will reduce Gordon’s season-long suspension and also allow him to return to the team’s facility to work out.

92.3 The Fan–09/17/2014

Browns running back Ben Tate takes a break from riding the bike to watch drills during Wednesday's practice. Tate has already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Ravens. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

RB Ben Tate Out vs. Ravens, Not Worried About Losing Snaps When He Returns

Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate will miss his second consecutive game due to a sprained right knee.

92.3 The Fan–09/17/2014

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