- WWE Champion CM Punk wasn't cleared to wrestle on the January 7th RAW until just a few days before the show. Had he not been cleared yet, there was an angle in place for January 7th where Punk would have been checked out by WWE doctors and then the TLC match against Ryback would have been made for January 14th.
- There is talk within WWE that Randy Orton may need some time off this year for some kind of personal issue, reports PWInsider. No word yet on the issue but we do know it's nothing to do with an injury or Wellness. Apparently it's some kind of family issue he will need to put time and attention into.