McAfee was praised for his performance both inside the ring and on the microphone but it appears as though the former All-Pro punter is being put on a hiatus.
On Christmas Day, McAfee joked about the situation on Twitter, highlighting all of the online articles stating that he’ll be off NXT programming for a while.
I think I got fired on Christmas. pic.twitter.com/FOTP1A1qTH
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) December 26, 2020
McAfee also made sure to congratulate Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch on Twitter after they retained their titles on Wednesday’s edition of NXT on the USA Network.
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) December 24, 2020
Pulling McAfee is a smart idea. He’s an attraction. The more fans see McAfee, the quicker they’ll tire of seeing him week after week.
Writing McAfee off TV gives him a break, puts him out of sight and out of mind, only to return to the company at a more important time like the build-up to WrestleMania weekend.
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