The WWE's decision to switch Monday Night Raw to a three-hour format has improved the show in a lot of ways.
Mainly, there has been an increased focus on both the tag team division and midcard title scenes as well as extra TV time for some lower midcard workers, which has both improved Raw and set up the WWE for more long-term success.
But as we all know, the three-hour Raws certainly have their drawbacks.
For every pro three-hour Raws have, there are more than just a few cons, with Raw now feeling like a marathon rather than a steady sprint. As a result, Raw has become just like Alberto Del Rio and John Cena: Stale.
Let's analyze what I mean with a look at seven ways that Monday Night Raw has lost the freshness it once had.