Pat McAfee

Pat McAfee to be part of NXT TakeOver Pre-Show

WWE.com is reporting that former NFL star Pat McAfee has signed with the company to appear at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: New Orleans Pre-Show in three weeks.

McAfee, a former Indianapolis Colt star turned-comedian, radio host and podcaster, noted on Twitter that he had “signed” with the company.

McAfee appeared at an NXT live event in Indianapolis earlier this month taking part in an angle with Adam Cole after the two started an exchange on Twitter.

Samoa Joe advertised after WrestleMania

Samoa Joe, who’s been out of action since January and was pulled from the Royal Rumble match due to a foot injury, is advertised for WWE’s European tour after WrestleMania.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that Joe was backstage at RAW this past Monday night in Dallas along with Big Cass, who’s close to being cleared for a return.