Erick Rowan Would Put Different Things In The Cage, Wasn't Sure What The Endgame Was

What was in Erick Rowan's cage?

It turns out, a lot of things.

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Speaking to Lewis Nicholls on The Lewis Nicholls Show, Rowan discussed the infamous "what's in the cage?" angle that dragged for weeks and ultimately ended with a smash. 

"I was always figured in somehow, so I couldn't really be upset. I had the cage thing, whatever that was, but it kept me on television. Good or bad it kept me on. That's what I always say to people; good or bad, you try to make the best you can with it. Sometimes, you can make good out of it, but sometimes, the writing is the writing. I don't know what happened.

"I put stuff in there, just in case somebody peeked through," Rowan said when asked if there was anything in the cage before the big reveal. "You never know if something is going to fall out. Nobody told me to do it, but I put stuff in there just in case. One time, I made a stuffed animal. Just stupid things so if someone looked through, there was a shape. I didn't know what was going to be in there."

In the end, a giant mechanical spider was in Rowan's cage. The spider had a short shelf-life as Drew McIntyre crushed it and Rowan was off television after the angle before being released on April 15. 

Elsewhere on the podcast, Rowan discussed his post-WWE plans. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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