As a sign of how bad the situation is for Daniel Bryan, reports have now surfaced that WWE has discussed internally a new backstage role that he could fill. Management wants to keep him around because he is still popular. Plus, they still have upcoming merchandise for him that needs to be promoted. There are talks of Bryan being an on screen character, but there is no confirmation that he would be interested in such a role.
May 13, 2015
When asked who he wanted to work with in WWE, Chris Jericho listed off a couple of names, but he had someone really special in mind at the top of the list. He wants to work a program with Daniel Bryan, but he wants to do so as a heel, which might be difficult for the front office to pull off because of his popularity. Jericho feels that he can help Bryan get to another level by bringing something out of his character that has not been seen before.
March 20, 2015
While the consensus among the internet wrestling community is that either Roman Reigns or Daniel Bryan will end up winning the Royal Rumble match tonight, a dark horse candidate has emerged. Reports have surfaced that WWE is seriously considering giving the honor to Bray Wyatt tonight. He has several people backstage who are pushing for him to be elevated into the top spot because his character has potential to thrive.
January 25, 2015