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Bray Wyatt says WWE doesn't 'know how to use' the Wyatt Family

Sunday's run-in with The Rock & John Cena seemed to trigger a change in how WWE will be using the Wyatt Family, and Monday they gave a crowd that cheers them anyway something to cheer about when they wiped out League of Nations .

In a loaded episode of The Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast from before WrestleMania 32, Bray Wyatt gave his take on how Creative got to that point - and a whole lot more.

I don't think, when we set out and finally got the call up, I don't know if [WWE] really understood what they had.

Like, we knew the NXT crowd had responded so well to us and they kind of like attached themselves to us and when we came up here [to WWE's main roster], we, never in a million years, thought it was going to explode the way it did. And it did. It exploded. Yeah, yeah, yeah. And it was just that kind of thing, the right place at the right time. And we were so different, man. We were so different that I don't think the company knew even how to use us.

"What are these things?" Like, we were so different and in the promos [and] so different in the way we looked and how we moved. We were big and we would fly and do all this crazy stuff. Like, I don't think anyone expected us to be so complete. And they still don't know how to use what we are.

Though this interview, and the one on ESPN's Cheap Heat we told you about last week, express some frustration, Wyatt says he needs those "valleys" to flourish. He explained as much while dancing around the topic of his Husky Harris character, who flamed out with Nexus years ago:

In the beginning, where all of this came from, is when I thrown away like a piece of trash, like, years and years ago. I'm sure you can figure out what I'm talking about. I was thrown away like a piece of trash and instead of feeling sorry for myself, which is very like me to do, I would imagine, I got so angry and so frustrated at the world and the end has come to everything around me that, like, that's where this all came from. And it's almost like I need, I need these valleys, yeah, because they help me create.

Bray discussed the future, which as he describes it will be less face turn and the alignment-free force of nature many fans have been calling for (if this, or a face turn, or none of the above, is what WWE will actually go with remains to be seen)... and how difficult it will be for him to work without Luke Harper - rumored to be out for six months following knee surgery:

Without him it's so weird because it [has] never been without him. He's my captain. It was mine and his before [Eric] Rowan and Braun [Strowman] were ever involved. And it's going to be hard.

But [when] a soldier falls and drops his flag, the next soldier comes by [and] picks it up. Hopefully, we'll get more Wyatts. They can't replace Harper. That's impossible, but just an army of Wyatts. We never need to have any titles. We never need to feud with anyone. We should just come out every show, just 20 Wyatts and just mutilate someone for no reason because that's who we are.

One of those targets for mutilation remains Brock Lesnar, despite plans changing away from their working together in Arlington last Sunday:

Me and Brock Lesnar are going to meet. And this is the only way I can put this, me and Brock Lesnar will meet down the line. It will mean something and I'm going to give him my soul and my body, and, hopefully, he doesn't kill me, but if he does, then, so be it. That's as much as I can give there. I've been beaten up quite a bit this past year. We all have. It [has] been a rough year as far as the curse of the injury, but I'm still ticking, barely, but I'm still here. I'm still alive.

Like what you're hearing here, or are you too worried he'll get in trouble backstage for some of his recent forthright comments? Do you have any faith in WWE to execute a Wyatt push, or is the gimmick too far gone at this point?

Let us know if you're still willing to Follow the Buzzards.

H/T: Wrestling Inc for transcription

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