"It feels really good. I'm glad I can get another shot. Not to harp on the past or anything, but I've made a few bad decisions here and there, and this is my chance to prove not only to the fans but to the company that I can carry the ball and represent the company."
Orton also talked about how John Cena's injury opened the doors for him to be a top star on the roster again.
"I'm not saying that's the sole reason, but it doesn't hurt. They needed somebody, and they looked around and they go, 'There's our guy!' It's not like I said, 'Hey guys, I got an idea. Help out.'"
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