Randy Orton Stares Down James Ellsworth, Former WWE Stars Backstage At SmackDown (Photo), Edge Note

- As seen on tonight's SmackDown Live, Team SmackDown appeared alongside their mascot James Ellsworth on The Cutting Edge. Wrestling Inc. reader Kyle Pennock noted that during the segment Randy Orton was staring at James Ellsworth something fierce, which you can watch in the video above at the 4:00 mark.


- Edge will be the guest on Wednesday's Edge WWE Off The Top Rope segment on ESPN SportsCenter.

- Just a reminder that the Wrestling Inc. mid-week podcast will be back this Wednesday at noon ET. I will also be appearing on the PWTorch Livecast with Wade Keller right after that at 1pm ET. You can check out the PWTorch Livecast at 1pm ET at this link, and you can call in live during the show at (515) 605-9345.

- As noted, Taz, Tommy Dreamer and Bubba Ray Dudley were backstage at tonight's SmackDown 900 episode. Taz noted that he was there doing something for the WWE Network. You can check out a photo of Dreamer and Bubba Ray below: