More On One of NXT's Top Writers Leaving WWE; Details on Who The Top People Are Now


-- Joe Belcastro, who was the head writer of NXT and was considered by many to be the #2 guy behind Triple H, has left the company. This was confirmed on Saturday night’s post-TakeOver conference call and was not something that happened suddenly as Triple H was said to not have been caught off guard, according to the Observer Newsletter. With Belcastro gone, Johnny Russo and Gabe Sapolsky are believed to have gained influence on NXT but HHH, Shawn Michaels and Road Dogg are the key personnel on creative. On the TakeOver call, Triple H also said that Belcastro was looking to tap into other opportunities but that the door is open for him to return down the road.