Despite the fact that the outcome had been staring us in the face for well over six months, fans foolishly allowed themselves to embrace a tiny glimmer of hope that their voices would be heard and acknowledged, positioning Daniel Bryan back into the main event of WrestleMania for a second year in a row. The backlash against Roman Reigns began with a fervor, but thanks to the sheer stubbornness of Vince McMahon and a fatiguing fan base who've grown tired of fighting a losing battle it's started to taper off a bit. That's not to say he's anywhere near as over as he should be heading into the biggest match of the year against a "heel" whom the fans have a great appreciation for. Not even close. But it's not as hopeless as it once was, and WWE is going ahead with the match whether their paying customers like it or not. You don't need a degree in business to question the sanity of that strategy but nevertheless it's what we're faced with. Excluding regular programming, Fastlane was the final stop on the road to WrestleMania, and much of the audience ended the show wondering why it was even a part of the journey to begin with. Over the course of the last two years we've been privy to some truly dismal wrestling pay-per-views, and before all is said and done we'll no doubt endure at least one or two more this year alone. But it will be extremely difficult for WWE to put together a show as pointless and as dull as Fastlane. Let's just hope they don't take that as a challenge.