We are nearing the end of Andy's run in Memphis, due to his getting sick with cancer. Knowing how soon he would depart this mortal coil, one can see that he doesn't look as good as he has in the past. He still cuts a great promo for his next match. I'm sure he wanted to go out the way he did.
He does the classic reverse trick, telling Jerry that he's the scared on. Heels are all about projection, aren't they?