As noted before, the way John Cena was portrayed against The Wyatts was reportedly written in the afternoon on Monday and was not the original plan. Dave Meltzer reports that the portrayal of Cena was all written and put together by Vince McMahon. Cena didn’t sell the beating he got from Lesnar at SummerSlam.
McMahon felt that after the one-sided match that the Cena fans would lose faith in Cena unless he made an immediate impact on his return to action.
Also, the video package that aired with Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman was originally supposed to air on the 9/1 episode of Raw but aired this past week instead.
Rusev vs. Jack Swagger was not on the original script and as noted earlier the plan was for Cesaro vs Jack Swagger for a United States title shot. Cesaro would have won that match.
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