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    Question jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

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    One WWE source notes that regardless of what WWE decides to do with Jack Swagger's push in the next few months, they expect the Zeb Colter character to be kept around. There's also belief that WWE will keep Dutch Mantell, the man behind Colter, employed in some capacity.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    I would hope so, I always thought it was stupid to bring someone in for a push then just completely write them off for no reason.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Yay for more 'great' racism.
    That's all, folks.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    YAY!!! I like Zeb, because he's an entertaining manager.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Yeah I love zeb. And am really enjoying the whole gimmick.
    Though it sucks they have toned it down the last couple off weeks.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    When Zeb first came in, he impressed me but as the storyline has gone on i've really started to go off him.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Maybe they could use him backstage, maybe as a booker for the diva's division.


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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Fuck Swagger! Suspend his ass for his DUI and weed charge after Mania then put Zeb with Mark Henry and feud with Del Rio.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Quote Originally Posted by spear View Post
    Yeah I love zeb. And am really enjoying the whole gimmick.
    Though it sucks they have toned it down the last couple off weeks.
    Yeah, he should be even more racist! edgy stuff right there.
    That's all, folks.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    I don't mind Zeb so I'm completely fine with him sticking around.

    Getting him away from the suckage that is Jack Swagger can only be a positive , especially if it results in Swagger fading away into obscurity once again and eventually off of television.
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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    I still can't quite believe that both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell, two of the primarily respected wrestling people in the world, have hand-picked Jack Swagger as a future star. It baffles me.

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    I hope after the Swagger aftermatch that Dutch can do something better than this current angle and not stuck with the racist gimmick.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    It would be pretty good if Zeb became the manager off Ryback.
    But with a different gimmick off course.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    More Zeb= more Oncall changing the channel unless there's a MAJOR gimmick change.





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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Quote Originally Posted by Todd View Post
    I still can't quite believe that both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell, two of the primarily respected wrestling people in the world, have hand-picked Jack Swagger as a future star. It baffles me.
    I know Ross has but is Dutch on record backing Swagger as a star not in kayfabe? He could just be collecting a paycheck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd View Post
    I still can't quite believe that both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell, two of the primarily respected wrestling people in the world, have hand-picked Jack Swagger as a future star. It baffles me.
    Not hard to see why both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell think that considering how talented Jack Swagger is.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bang Bang View Post
    I know Ross has but is Dutch on record backing Swagger as a star not in kayfabe? He could just be collecting a paycheck
    I'm just putting two and two together. You may be right, I just doubt Dutch would come back unless he had a set plan of what he wanted to achieve.

    Maybe JR recommended Swagger to him, who knows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd View Post
    I'm just putting two and two together. You may be right, I just doubt Dutch would come back unless he had a set plan of what he wanted to achieve.

    Maybe JR recommended Swagger to him, who knows.
    I'm actually more surprised Dutch hasn't been more vocal about Swagger's DUI. HE runs a foundation or something of the like because he lost a family member to a driver under the influence. Then again Dutch may want nothing to do with Swagger but was just being a professional and doing his job.
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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Dutch/Zeb is great on the stick and at ring-side so i hope he sticks around in a less racist capacity.

    im tired of the vaccume of charisma that is thwack thwagga.
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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Quote Originally Posted by Todd View Post
    I still can't quite believe that both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell, two of the primarily respected wrestling people in the world, have hand-picked Jack Swagger as a future star. It baffles me.
    This, and your dislike of Angle are probably the only two wrestling opinions of yours I disagree with Todd.

    Swagger has a ton of talent and gets way too much hate for his mic work. I am positively thrilled he is being given another shot.
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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Quote Originally Posted by CIG View Post
    This, and your dislike of Angle are probably the only two wrestling opinions of yours I disagree with Todd.

    Swagger has a ton of talent and gets way too much hate for his mic work. I am positively thrilled be is being given another shot.
    I agree with part of this.

    He really is good in the ring, i'm a fan of the aggression he's showing. His mic skills are pretty piss poor to be honest.

    I was pretty excited to see him get another shot, however since the DUI and weed incident, Swagger can go fuck himself. Any support i was willing to give him has been pissed away at this point.

    Great in ring talent, bad choices.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Quote Originally Posted by Lony View Post
    Not hard to see why both Jim Ross and Dutch Mantell think that considering how talented Jack Swagger is.
    What talent?

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    His athleticism lends itself to a LOT of potential. I'm not ignorant to that. But the guy has been around a long time and hasn't improved one iota for me. He has no star power, no draw to him in the ring, no 'charisma'. His mic work is absolutely awful IMO, although he didn't have a bad run when he was funnier, but the way he sounds will NEVER fit this current gimmick.

    His ring work is completely unremarkable, it's just pure athleticism and that's really not for me. Where is his crowd work? His heat? His ability to work a match and really work a crowd?

    I don't see it, but Dutch Mantell and Jim Ross and ten times the wrestling men that I am, so who am I to disagree.

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    Default Re: jack swagger push to be decided zeb to be kept around

    Why not punish swagger after mania? After the loss have swagger and Zeb cut a promo and Zeb tell swagger he is apart of the problem then Titus Oneal attacks swagger and becomes a racists and alings him self with zeb

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    Quote Originally Posted by spladle125 View Post
    Why not punish swagger after mania? After the loss have swagger and Zeb cut a promo and Zeb tell swagger he is apart of the problem then Titus Oneal attacks swagger and becomes a racists and alings him self with zeb
    not a terrible idea but I don't think Titus needs a manager and he doesn't need racism to get cheap heat. I see Managers used for people who can't cut promo's without help.

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