Backstage Update On WWE’s Plans To Break Up The Shield

Posted by Matt Boone March 22, 2014 11 Comments

As previously reported, there is a plan in place to break up . As noted, the idea is for and to split off into a heel tag-team, while will be used as a top babyface singles competitor going forward.

One of the reasons WWE had The Shield turn babyface on was to set up The New Age Outlaws working a program with them, which they requested. Additionally, the feeling was it would better set up Reigns’ singles run.

The general consensus within WWE is that it will be better for Reigns’ singles run for Ambrose and Rollins to turn on him instead of Reigns turning on them.