- The decision to have Dolph Ziggler get the win in the Team Ziggler vs. Team Foley Survivor Series match was heavily debated going into the pay-per-view. In the end it was decided that having Ziggler go over Orton was the best thing to do for upcoming storylines going into WrestleMania season.
– The re-packaging of Brodus Clay is said to be imminent. One source expected it to happen before the end of 2012 but added that Vince McMahon is such a big fan of The Funkasaurus character.