This Years Survivor Series Wasn’t Originally Meant To Feature Raw vs. Smackdown?

According to noted news sources WrestleVotes on Twitter, Survivor Series wasn’t supposed to have a Raw vs SmackDown feel to it but with Reigns’ hiatus from WWE, those plans were changed:

Sir Mitch Says: The Brand Warfare gimmick that has become the norm for Survivor Series the last few years was rumored to be going the way of the dodo for this years show. So I’m inclined to believe WrestleVotes report.