– Regarding Brock Lesnar’s deal with WWE, they’re able to book him as WWE World Heavyweight Champion for RAW and pay-per-view events based on when they feel they want him on TV. In the past Lesnar’s dates and angles have been planned out months in advance. There is an agreement in place where WWE can increase Lesnar’s dates on a pro-rate basis.
– NFL player Shawne Merriman is no longer affiliated with WWE. He actually never signed a WWE contract and the story from within WWE now is that he was just making guest appearances for them around WrestleMania XXX time. At the time it was reported that WWE wanted Merriman to be announcer and he was going to b doing some in-ring training.