Reports have surfaced that WWE officials were not panicking when Seth Rollins went down with a torn ACL injury. Though they view him as an important piece of the product, losing Rollins is not on the same level as losing The Rock or Steve Austin to an injury. Plus, the front office already had made plans for Roman Reigns to take over the top spot at the Survivor Series anyways.
November 22, 2015
As a sign of how dedicated he is to his career, Seth Rollins has moved from Iowa to Alabama. He will be living there for the next two months so that he can be closer to the rehabilitation center and Dr James Andrew, the surgeon who repaired his torn ACL. WWE officials are quite pleased that Rollins is showing that much devotion to the cause. On a side note, this is what Triple H once did when he was in rehab.
November 20, 2015
While his knee surgery was a success, WWE is still expecting Seth Rollins to miss out on Wrestlemania. That means that they need to find a new opponent for Triple H to work with. The two of them were originally scheduled for a match, with Rollins doing a baby face turn at some point in time. Plans were in place for him to break away from the Authority after dropping the belt to Roman Reigns. The injury changed everything.
November 12, 2015
As soon as Seth Rollins went down with an ACL injury, the belief was that WWE would be contacting John Cena to see an early return would be possible. To their credit, management has not done that. Instead, they are opting to respect his wish for time off to focus on other projects and heal up from his various injuries in the ring. No exact time frame has been announced, but he should be back before the Royal Rumble.
November 11, 2015
Prior to Seth Rollins being sidelined with a devastating ACL injury, WWE had plans for Roman Reigns to finally win the world heavyweight championship at Survivor Series. Those plans, however, may now be in jeopardy because of the tournament. Management knows that they need to boost a heel into the top position to replace Rollins for the next nine months.
November 9, 2015
The odds of Sting being utilized more frequently to help alleviate the loss of Seth Rollins are said to be extremely low. WWE is said to be concerned about his health after how badly he was banged up in his last match. It makes them want to only use him for special occasions. There is also a financial issue with using Sting more frequently. His asking is rightfully higher than normal. Plus, he does not do the tours.
November 8, 2015
With the devastating loss of Seth Rollins, WWE has been forced to make changes to their Wrestlemania lineup. The former world heavyweight champion was scheduled for one of the main event slots. One of the ideas that has been tossed around backstage is to finally pull that trigger on a match between John Cena and Undertaker, especially since the latter is running out of performers that he can work with.
November 8, 2015
When Seth Rollins went down with an ACL injury, there was a feeling that he would rush back from rehabilitation so that he can regain his spot. After all, that has been something that performers have done over the years because that top spot pays really well. During an interview, Kurt Angle stated that he does not believe Rollins will be doing that because WWE has changed over the years.
November 8, 2015
What was thought to be something manageable has turned out into something horrific, as it has now been confirmed that Seth Rollins has torn his ACL. Since he will need several months of rehabilitation, WWE has no choice but to strip him of the championship. A tournament will take place at the Survivor Series to determine a new champion. Several of the top stars are still off the road.
November 5, 2015