-- The word backstage at SmackDown today is that the likely participants for the Elimination Chamber match will be Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio and Batista. It's possible that Batista will be putting his WrestleMania title shot on the line during the match but we'll have to wait and see.
-- Newsday writer Josh Stewart contacted Mick Foley by text and asked him about his recent comments and whether they were part of a storyline. Foley replied with the following:
“Not a work at all on my part. I was just calling it like I saw it.” He declined to comment further."
"The first few showers after chair shots sting. Just a bit of bursitis on the bow', taped-up and ready for #SmackDown"