Whether it's a surprise appearance, a big return or a major storyline in the works, it seems that WWE fans have plenty to discuss right now as the biggest period of the company's year begins.
With WWE Royal Rumble 2017 just a couple of weeks away on Jan. 29, plans are beginning to piece together for that event and WrestleMania 33 later in the year.
This week's rumor roundup features a number of speculative stories dominating the internet that could offer a few hints as to what may be in store for WWE fans.
In addition, there's a surprise note about one on-screen talent who isn't a wrestler, with the company perhaps casting one eye on the long-term future.
Here are the latest WWE rumors.
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