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Roman Reigns pelted with boos after winning Royal Rumble
Roman Reigns pelted with boos after winning Royal Rumble

It was just last year when the WWE was heavily criticized for having Batista win the Royal Rumble. On Sunday night, recent history seemed to repeat itself when Roman Reigns won the Rumble, amidst a chorus of boos. In my preview column, I wrote that while Roman Reigns could win the Rumble, he'd need to be protected. The WWE did very little to protect him on Sunday night. First off, Daniel Bryan, who entered at number 10, was eliminated before Reigns even came out, which set the disgruntled Philadelphia fans off. Boos rained down on Reigns, and most of the wrestlers in the ring, in a scene eerily reminiscent of 2014. Finally, seemingly with a final four of Reigns, Kane, Big Show and...

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