The Shield is just getting started in the WWE, but it's never too early for speculation about where it might be headed.
Since the trio of NXT studs debuted at Survivor Series a couple of weeks ago, there has been a lot of chatter about what it might do in regard to its short- and long-term plans.
Obviously, The Shield is loaded with talent, or else it wouldn't be getting such a big spot on TV. But is the group's talent enough to ensure that it has success down the road?
You never know when it comes to the WWE, which is why how the trio is booked will ultimately be the deciding factor as to whether or not it's successful.
So, just which way will it go?
Here are 10 possible future directions for The Shield in the WWE.