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    telvisnostic

    [1]May 3, 2011
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    Wrestlezone wrote:
    Randy Orton is not only adjusting very well to his new role as lead character on WWE's Friday Night Smackdown, he is quickly assuming the role as locker room leader in The Undertaker's absence, according to a very well placed WWE key insider.


    "When (WWE Chairman) Vince (McMahon) made the decision to move Randy to Smackdown, there was a lot of concern from the writers and the producers that Randy would view it as a demotion from Monday Night Raw," we were told this evening.


    "But Randy viewed it as a chance to break out from underneath John Cena's grip on the very top spot in WWE," our key insider continued, "And he also viewed it as a chance to step up even further and become the true undisputed leader of a locker room, which has been a role filled by Cena since Undertaker has been around so infrequently."


    The WWE source continued, "the locker room dynamic is much different now than even six months ago, as HHH is gaining popularity in his role as liason between the talent and Vince. The wrestlers feel HHH understands things from a talent perspective, and that's winning him a lot of points. He also advises the wrestlers on how they can solve problems with Vince, so HHH in many ways has become what's he's always wanted to be ... the top dog in the locker room and in the office."


    But the key insider also says, "Randy will never be in the McMahon Family, so wrestlers also understand HHH's loyalty to his own father-in-law. Randy recognizes how huge an opportunity becoming the focal point of Smackdown, both on camera and corporately, can be for him!"

    Very interesting there. How do you all feel in a non biased way about this?

    Edited on 05/03/2011 12:13pm
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    lakmisdra

    [2]May 3, 2011
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    Good for him, I don't really think there can be anything necessarily bad said about Orton with what's in the article. I didn't expect it though. I didn't know who would be the leader of the locker room, maybe Kane.

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    Randyspeeps

    [3]May 3, 2011
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    In my "non biased" opinion, this is a great thing for Orton. He's earned the respect of his peers, and he's being cooperative with the company. He's come a long way.
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    Deadnight-Majin

    [4]May 4, 2011
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    Randyspeeps wrote:
    In my "non biased" opinion, this is a great thing for Orton. He's earned the respect of his peers, and he's being cooperative with the company. He's come a long way.
    What he said.

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    JandSman

    [5]May 4, 2011
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    Deadnight-Majin wrote:

    Randyspeeps wrote:
    In my "non biased" opinion, this is a great thing for Orton. He's earned the respect of his peers, and he's being cooperative with the company. He's come a long way.
    What he said.

    yeah and i think if they build Orton up on SD correctly as a Good Face and Cena as a big face on Raw i think sooner or later we will have to see Cena vs Orton both as faces at a big show.
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    Raccoon1459

    [6]May 5, 2011
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    Good for Randy. Rock on!
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    ice_edge

    [7]May 7, 2011
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    Oh my. This does not smell good...
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    qfrodri85

    [8]May 15, 2011
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    http://yfrog.com/mwzdcz

    I hate Orton, but is there any gif of this video?
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    Randyspeeps

    [9]May 15, 2011
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    qfrodri85 wrote:
    http://yfrog.com/mwzdcz

    I hate Orton, but is there any gif of this video?
    Do you have Orton on twitter?
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    qfrodri85

    [10]May 15, 2011
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    Randyspeeps wrote:
    qfrodri85 wrote:
    http://yfrog.com/mwzdcz

    I hate Orton, but is there any gif of this video?
    Do you have Orton on twitter?
    No, but I saw the link of the video posted at PWTorch.com, and I don't follow Orton or Cena. #proud
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