Daryl Ruiter

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Cleveland 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 Terrelle Pryor is expected to make his preseason debut Thursday night after missing nearly 3 weeks of camp due to a hamstring injury. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Wrap Up Preseason Against Bears Thursday

While the fourth preseason game has as much entertainment value as watching paint dry, for players fighting for NFL jobs, it is the most important night of the preseason. Here are a few things to watch for.

92.3 The Fan–7 hours ago

Center Alex Mack tries to block nose tackle Phil Taylor as Terrance West carries the ball during a training camp practice. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Browns Cut Former First-Round Pick Phil Taylor, Trim Roster To 75

Defensive lineman Phil Taylor, a 2011 first-round pick, was among 4 players cut and 5 others given injury designations Tuesday.

92.3 The Fan–09/01/2015

Quarterback Johnny Manziel looks on during a practice. Manziel has been ruled out for the rest of the preseason after being shut down with a sore right elbow. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Johnny Manziel Not Concerned About Elbow, Surgery Not Needed

Johnny Manziel isn’t concerned about his sore right elbow that has sidelined him for the remainder of the preseason.

92.3 The Fan–09/01/2015

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Shane Wynn catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Johnny Manziel during the second half of a preseason game at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 20, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bills defeated the Browns 11-10. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Make First Cuts Including Cleveland Native Shane Wynn, Reduce Roster To 84

The Browns reduced their roster by 6 Monday morning and Cleveland native Shane Wynn is among them.

92.3 The Fan–08/31/2015

The Browns are still waiting for receiver Terrelle Pryor to fully recover from a hamstring injury that has kept him out of most of training camp and all 3 preseason games. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Bears Game Not “Make Or Break” For Terrelle Pryor, Browns Hopeful He’ll Play

Head coach Mike Pettine said Sunday afternoon that they are hoping they’ll get to see Pryor on the field Thursday night at Chicago, but if he still can’t play it doesn’t mean he can’t still make the team.

92.3 The Fan–08/30/2015

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Projecting The Browns Initial 53-Man Roster Through 3 Preseason Games

Here’s our latest projection of the Browns starting lineup and what the 53 will look like on Sept. 5.

92.3 The Fan–08/30/2015

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 29:  Head coach Mike Pettine of the Cleveland Browns celebrates with quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns after scoring a touchdown in the preseason game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Cleveland at Raymond James Stadium on August 29, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Josh McCown Starts, Ends Strong In Browns’ 31-7 Win Over Buccaneers

Leading up to Saturday night’s game Josh McCown didn’t want to reflect on his time in Tampa Bay last season that saw him go 1-10 as a starter. He leaves this time with a much better taste in his mouth following the Browns’ 31-7 drubbing of the Buccaneers.

92.3 The Fan–08/29/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 20: Quarterback Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns passes during the first half of a preseason game against the Buffalo Bills at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 20, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Browns Travel To Tampa Bay For Dress Rehearsal Saturday Night With Buccaneers

The Browns travel to Tampa Bay Saturday night for the third preseason game, also known as the “dress rehearsal” because the starters will see extended playing time and for some their last preseason action before the regular season.

92.3 The Fan–08/29/2015

Quarterback Johnny Manziel looks on during a practice. Manziel has been ruled out for the rest of the preseason after being shut down with a sore right elbow. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Johnny Manziel Out For Remainder Of Preseason

Johnny Manziel has been ruled out for Saturday night’s game at Tampa Bay and will likely also sit against the Chicago Bears.

92.3 The Fan–08/27/2015

Browns CEO Joe Banner at the Cleveland Browns & 92.3 The Fan Announcement - March 28, 2013 (Photo Credit: Katie Cole/CBS Radio)

Browns Notes: Former CEO Joe Banner Joins ESPN As Analyst

Banner has been hired by ESPN to serve as a “front office analyst” the network announced Thursday.

92.3 The Fan–08/27/2015


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