Daryl Ruiter | 92.3 The Fan

Cleveland Browns beat writer and member of the Pro Football Writers of America.

Browns Coach Hue Jackson, Wife, To Tackle Human Trafficking With Foundation

Jackson along with his wife, Michelle, launched a foundation Thursday night in which they hope to make a difference in helping the victims of a crime that goes largely unnoticed by the common public and happens in our own back yard.


Browns Add Seating For 2017 Training Camp, Scrimmage Returns To FirstEnergy Stadium

The team announced Tuesday morning that they will nearly double the seating capacity at camp by adding a 1,250 seat grandstand with an awning to provide shade which will also include a standing-room area at the top.


Browns DE Myles Garrett Diagnosed With Foot Sprain, To Be Ready For Camp

Myles Garrett, the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, will be ready for training camp after being diagnosed with a lateral foot sprain the team announced Saturday.


Browns Sign TE David Njoku Leaving Jabrill Peppers As Lone Unsigned Draft Pick

The Browns signed first-round pick David Njoku on Thursday, hours after the team wrapped up their mandatory minicamp and before the team departed for summer vacation.


Myles Garrett Misses Final Minicamp Practice Thursday

As the Browns took the field for their final practice before summer vacation Thursday, No. 95 was not present.


Browns Unsure Of Extent Of Foot Injury Suffered By Myles Garrett Wednesday

Garrett blew around the left side of the offensive line en route to a virtual sack when it appeared his left foot or ankle got tangled up before he went to the ground.


If Myles Garrett Wants To Start For Browns, He’ll Have To Earn It And He’s Fine With That

Myles Garrett might be the No. 1 overall pick in the draft but he’s not with the first team defense. Head coach Hue Jackson explains why.


DeShone Kizer, Cody Kessler Split First-Team Reps At Browns Minicamp But Hue Jackson Says Nothing’s Changed

Cody Kessler appears to remain atop the depth chart as the reps Tuesday started with him, then Brock Osweiler followed by Kizer but the rookie’s workload with the first unit was much heavier.


Don’t Expect Jeremy Maclin To End Up With Browns Regardless If They’re Interested

With the focus on developing second-year receivers Ricardo Louis, Jordan Payton as well as Corey Coleman, it’s unlikely that the Browns will add a veteran that would end up taking practice and game reps away from the young players.


Browns RB Isaiah Crowell Still Wants Long-Term Deal, Poised For Monster Year

Crowell didn’t sign an offer sheet elsewhere this offseason and instead ended up signing the second-round tender the Browns placed on him as a restricted free agent worth $2.746 million.


Browns Send LB Demario Davis Back To Jets For DB Calvin Pryor, Deal Creates Options For Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams

Pryor was picked 18th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft. He started 38 of 44 career games for the Jets where he totaled 184 tackles, 2 interceptions, 14 passes defensed, 2 forced fumbles and 1/2 sack.


Browns Add Former Colts GM Ryan Grigson To Front Office

Browns vice president of player personnel Andrew Berry worked under Grigson while in Indianapolis but in Cleveland Grigson will report to Berry.


Browns Downplay Injuries To Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers, Kenny Britt And Corey Coleman

Two of the Browns’ first-round draft picks this year and their top free agent receiver didn’t even practice and their 2016 first-round pick left in the middle of it Wednesday.


Brock Osweiler Puts Houston Texans Drama Behind Him, Expects To Win Browns Starting Job

Browns head coach Hue Jackson started OTAs with Cody Kessler No. 1 on the depth chart and there really is no definitive answer as to just where Osweiler even fits into the Browns plans – if at all.


DT Caleb Brantley Becomes Seventh Member Of Browns Draft Class To Sign

Shortly after signing the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, the Browns signed their most controversial selection.


Browns Sign No. 1 Pick Myles Garrett

The Browns signed the top pick in the 2017 NFL Draft pick Myles Garrett.


Browns Sign Seventh Round Pick, Kicker Zane Gonzalez

Gonzalez is the fourth member of the 10-player draft class to sign joining cornerback Howard Wilson (fourth round), left tackle Rod Johnson (fifth round) and running back Matthew Dayes (seventh round) who signed last week.


Battery Charge Against Browns Rookie DL Caleb Brantley Dismissed

A battery charged against Browns rookie defensive lineman Caleb Brantley has been dismissed.


Browns Add Needed Help To Secondary With CB Jason McCourty

The Browns have added veteran cornerback Jason McCourty to help shore up their secondary.


Cody Kessler Starts OTAs Atop QB Depth Chart, Job Will Have To Be Taken From Him

Hue Jackson has 4 quarterbacks but has no idea who he will turn to come September 10th against Pittsburgh.


Myles Garrett Not Backing Down From Talk Of Taking Down Big Ben, Hue Jackson Supports Him

Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t thrilled when they heard the No. 1 pick in the draft had already put a target on them.


Jabrill Peppers Denies Drug Use Allegations, Pledges Not To Let Them Ruin ‘Best Moment Of My Life’

Like many football players growing up, playing in the NFL has been a lifelong dream for Jabrill Peppers.


Browns Sign 3 Draft Picks In Advance Of Rookie Minicamp

With rookie minicamp officially kicking off on Friday, the Browns signed the first 3 of 10 total draft picks Thursday.


Browns RB Isaiah Crowell Signs Tender, Can Become Unrestricted Free Agent In 2018

Isaiah Crowell has finally signed his tender to return to the Cleveland Browns.


Browns Win The Draft And The Class Of 2017 Should Serve As Foundation For Franchise

Here’s a breakdown of the draft class of 2017 and why things should begin to look up for the league’s perennial cellar dwellers sooner or later.


Browns Already Loaded With 12 Picks For 2018 NFL Draft

The dust has yet to even settle from the 2017 NFL Draft but it is never too early to look into the future to 2018.


Browns 2017 NFL Draft Class

The Cleveland Browns were very busy over the last 3 days of the 2017 NFL Draft.


Browns Selection Of Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer Highlights Day 2 Of NFL Draft

Nearly 24 hours after lamenting coming up empty in pursuit of a quarterback, the Cleveland Browns added one to the mix in the hope that maybe they’ll finally get lucky.


Browns Make Easy Pick, Pass On Another QB And Make 2 Trades In Round 1 Of Draft

Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft that saw the Browns make 2 trades, pick 3 players – a first for the franchise in the opening round of the draft – and add a 2018 first-round pick as the cherry on top of what was a very eventful night.


Watch: Myles Garrett Reacts To Being Selected By Browns No. 1 Overall

Hall of Famer Bruce Smith – one of Garrett’s idols – presented Garret with his Browns jersey.


Browns Add Jabrill Peppers, David Njoku Late In The First Round

Shortly after the selection of Peppers, the Browns sent the first pick in the second round – No. 33 – and fourth round – No. 108 – to Green Bay for the 29th pick to use on Miami tight end David Njoku.


Browns Select Myles Garrett No. 1 In 2017 NFL Draft

When all the smoke cleared Thursday, the Cleveland Browns took the obvious route with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.


Browns Enter 2017 NFL Draft With 11 Selections, Who No. 1 Pick Will Be Remains Unclear

The Browns have 11 picks overall with 5 of them in the top 65 and the last pick is No. 188 overall in the sixth round. A total of 253 selections will be made league-wide.


Quarterback Quandary Haunts Browns With NFL Draft On The Horizon

Come Thursday night, anything and everything is possible.


Browns Explore Trading Up From No. 12 Prior To NFL Draft

Myles Garrett remains the odds on favorite to be picked No. 1, but the need for a quarterback continues to haunt the Browns’ leadership which could be a driving force behind Brown exploring his options to possibly get back into the top 10 Thursday night.


Browns Open And End Season Against Steelers, Vikings In London Oct. 29 Only National TV Game

The Cleveland Browns will open and end the 2017 season against the Pittsburgh Steelers and outside of a trip to London and Los Angeles, will play 14 of their 16 games Sunday afternoons at 1.


What We Learned Wednesday From Sashi Brown And Andrew Berry

Despite holding the top pick in the NFL Draft Sashi Brown and Andrew Berry didn’t want to show their hand Wednesday.


Gregg Williams Puts Joe Haden, Rest Of Browns Defense On Notice

Gregg Williams has already made quite the first impression among his defensive players.


Joe Haden Would Love Browns To Draft Myles Garrett No. 1

If Joe Haden were running the Browns draft on April 27 he would select Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the first overall pick.

98.5 WNCX–04/18/2017

LeBron James Feels Cavs Are Close To ‘Turning The Switch’ Despite Nearly Blowing A Second Consecutive Game

James said that even though the Cavs nearly blew yet another double-digit fourth quarter lead – this one 18 points – as they hung on for a 117-111 victory to take a 2-0 series lead over the Pacers.

98.5 WNCX–04/18/2017

Myles Garrett Will Skip NFL Draft As League Announces 22 Attendees

Mentor, Ohio native and North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and LSU running back Leonard Fournette headline the list of attendees.

98.5 WNCX–04/14/2017

Browns 2017 Preseason Schedule Announced, Will Host Giants Aug. 21st On Monday Night Football

The Browns will play on Monday Night Football as part of their preseason schedule the league announced Monday.


Browns Announce Offseason Schedule Including Minicamps And OTAs

Although they won’t play a game for another 4 and a half months the Browns will be back to work in Berea soon as the team begins the offseason program.


Browns 2017 Draft Party Will Be Muni Lot Tailgate

The 2017 NFL Draft will have a gameday feel for Browns fans.


Browns Re-Sign DL Jamie Meder

The Browns have re-signed hometown defensive lineman Jamie Meder the team announced Tuesday.


Hue Jackson Says Decision On No. 1 Pick Not Made, Gives Less Than Glowing Endorsement Of Brock Osweiler

For all the talk that Myles Garrett will be the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Browns head coach Hue Jackson isn’t ready to commit.


Browns Head Coach Hue Jackson Among 122 NFL Personnel At Ohio State Pro Day

Less than 36 hours removed from drawing criticism over skipping Mitchell Trubisky’s pro day at North Carolina, Browns head coach Hue Jackson was in Columbus Thursday.


Former Browns WR/KR Josh Cribbs Retires From NFL, Hopes Hall Of Fame Makes Room For Him And Other Specialists

One of the most dynamic and explosive returners in NFL history has called it a career.


Hue Jackson And Sashi Brown Skip Pro Days But Will Hold Workouts For Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky

A year ago, the Browns were the center of the quarterback world when it came to pre-draft workouts.



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