WWE: How Much Zack Ryder Is Too Much?

Rob PicarielloCorrespondent IJuly 30, 2011

Before I get blasted, hear me out.

I am all for the push of Zack Ryder. I consider myself a member of the Zack Pack and already have my "Broski" t-shirt on order.

But I’m a little confused about where his character is headed.

Is he going to be the next face to get a push after his big moment against Michael Cole last week on Raw,or is he going to be Teddy Long’s lackey on Smackdown?

I don’t see how he can be both.

This past week was the first since the WWE Draft that we saw a ton of crossover on Smackdown. Raw's R-Truth, John Morrison, and Zack Ryder all made appearances.

There just isn’t going to be a way to place him into a meaningful feud on Raw if he is running around on Smackdown helping to create matches and doing his schtick.

Let’s say, for example, Michael Cole wants revenge and seeks out his buddy The Miz to go after Ryder. This would be a huge opening feud for Ryder, and he would most likely score a roll-up win followed by a beat-down and a loss at some point to The Miz.

How am I going to take him seriously on Smackdown after a loss on Raw?

While there are a ton of us out here in the IWC who cannot wait for Ryder to get regular TV time on Raw, don’t insult us by just tossing him on both shows in two completely different roles.

Put him in a meaningful feud, and let’s all see if he can hold his own.

The WWE has a huge opportunity with Zack Ryder.

Let’s hope they don’t screw it up.


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