-- As we noted last night here on the website, there are two 'cryptic' videos airing on RAW. One is obviously for Kane's return around the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. The other is for Chris Jericho as long as they can work out a deal. If a deal is not worked out between Y2J and WWE, the backup plan is for The Undertaker to return earlier than expected. As of last week, a deal had not been reached between Chris Jericho and WWE but the company was confident they would be able to work something out. We shall see.

-- As noted earlier here on the website, comedian and former WWE writer Patrice O’Neal, 41, passed away today after suffering a stroke a few months ago. Chris Jericho wrote the following about O’Neal: “Sad to hear about Patrice O’Neal…I met him when he was a WWE writer and worked w him many times. Sweet guy and very funny! God bless u man”

-- This week's WWE RAW rating is delayed due to the Thanksgiving holiday last week. It should be out at some point tomorrow.