-- Vickie Guerrero noted on Twitter that she was heading home for the next five days, which means that she will not be at tonight's WWE Smackdown tapings.

-- Jim Ross has a new blog up, which you can read at JRSBARBQ.com.

-- John Cena posted the following on Twitter last night… "2012 started as 2011 ended. Hate dominating the landscape. I have a feeling these next few months will be the greatest of all challenges. I can see what kane is trying to do...and I certainly know where I stand with Dwayne. I wont falter. Stand 4 something or fall 4 everything. Rise Above the Hate."