Details are sketchy regarding what happened with Randy Orton but he does have a back injury and is out of action. We're not clear of the severity of the injury at this point. The scripted going down the stairs would make it seem to be a pre-existing injury, combined with the fact since the 12/19 Raw he's been put in positions where he's been protected from doing a lot of physicality on television.
Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett will be taking place at the Smackdown house shows this week. Not confirmed, but we heard they will move one of the Raw matches to Smackdown tour to help fortify the lineups starting tonight.
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