Even if he is not the one to win the big battle royal, WWE still has plans on using the Royal Rumble as a platform to elevate Roman Reigns even higher. One of the ideas being discussed right now and a big reason why he was thrown into a feud with the Big Show is that Reigns will be the one to eliminate his rival by doing something that is a spectacular feat of physical prowess. The hope is that the segment will win over even more fans for Reigns.
January 23, 2015
As soon as WWE split up the Wyatt Family, the widespread belief was that they wanted to give Erick Rowan and Luke Harper a push that was outside of the outstretched shadows of Bray Wyatt. It now looks like Rowan might be the first one of the trio to lose that push, as management is said to be a bit concerned about how lackluster the audience has react to his new character. The feud with Big Show did very little to add momentum to Rowan.
December 30, 2014