Why Has WWE Been Mentioning Daniel Bryan On SMACKDOWN Again? It's Probably Not The Reason You Think!

Why Has WWE Been Mentioning Daniel Bryan On SMACKDOWN Again? It's Probably Not The Reason You Think!

There have been a lot of mentions of Daniel Bryan in recent weeks on SmackDown, but is that because WWE is looking to bring him back to WWE? Unfortunately, we don't have the most positive of updates...

WWE has big plans for the Money in the Bank PPV this year, and Edge is currently set to challenge Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship at the PPV. 

They didn't get a singles match at WrestleMania because Daniel Bryan was added to the bout, and the Head of the Table ended up pinning both men - at the same time - in the main event of the Show of Shows. Ultimately, Bryan went on to feud with Reigns in a match that ultimately saw him banned from SmackDown...and we haven't seen him on WWE television since. 

Speculation has since run rampant about his future plans, but WWE sure has been mentioning the Leader of the Yes Movement a lot lately. 

Does that mean anything for his future with the company? Sadly not. 

According to Dave Meltzer in the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, "[WWE] keep mentioning his name because he is part of the story of building Reigns vs. Edge, since they are using him as the reason Edge didn’t already win the title." Beyond that, these mentions aren't expected to tie into any sort of planned return for Bryan. 

If he is coming back, then it will likely be during the WWE Draft when fans are in attendance for shows again. As of right now, though, only he seems to know what his plans are moving forward.

As always, make sure you check back here daily for updates on this and more!

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