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Even though the new era was announced we have seen the arrival of some fresh talent, but unfortunately it hasn't gone well for a lot of the talent so far. Now I know it hasn't been that long since these names have arrived on the roster, but it doesn't seem like they have any direction on the roster. In my opinion NXT stars shouldn't be brought up without having a clear direction for their arrival on the main roster. Clearly it seems like Ethan Carter has a gimmick as does Nikki Cross, but with the amount of programming the company has they could've set up some sort of direction for them to get their feet under them.
Looking at this recent episode the company has set the groundwork for possibly Carter's first feud with Dean Ambrose which is a great plan. However, I think they could've got away with having the first match at Elimination Chamber and then do the rematch the next day or something like that to do something different with the feud. Shifting the focus to the tag team division with Heavy Machinery they are another victim of the rebuild that the division is currently going through. After months or even close to a year of bad booking the company has finally decided to refocus on the tag team division according recent reports. This in my opinion would've been a good reason to bring someone else to the main roster and hold the debut of this team until they got the tag team division on stable ground again.
It has been 20 years since Jeff Jarrett has been seen on WWE television with his last appearance coming in October 1999. I think I am right with everyone else in saying that I never thought I would see Double J back in the WWE, but I am very happy seeing in him get one more run. Unfortunately I don't think the feud is the best and even though it just about the nostalgia it is a little too one sided for my liking. However, with the ending of this week's match in mind I don't think this feud ends just yet and we could see one more meeting between the "Drifter" and Double J.