Shelton Benjamin Update, Bryan Still Wants Cesaro On SmackDown, More

– Shelton Benjamin still plans on returning to WWE in 2017 when he fully recovers from shoulder surgery. Benjamin was scheduled to return to SmackDown live shortly after the brand split, but his WWE medical exams revealed a torn rotator cuff.

– Prior to tonight’s SmackDown Live, WWE will tape matches for an upcoming episode of NXT television.

– Luke Gallows will be appearing on Chris Jericho’s podcast this Friday for a special “Talk’N Shop” installment of Talk is Jericho.

– SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan continues to send the message to Cesaro that he’d be welcomed on the blue brand. In response to Cesaro tweeting, “I’m tired of it” on Monday night, Bryan wrote: