Although the WWE's brand extension is essentially over, there are still remnants of the brand split on both SmackDown and Raw.
Just like we associate some stars, like John Cena, with Monday nights, we associate others, such as Sheamus and Randy Orton, with the blue brand.
You'll see plenty of superstars make a much bigger impact on the WWE's "B-show" than they will on its flagship show, which is good in a way because not everyone can get spotlighted on Raw.
In 2012, we saw guys like Sheamus and Daniel Bryan use SmackDown as their platform to be elevated up the card, and now, they are positioned as two of the WWE's biggest stars.
In 2013, we should expect to see some more monumental storylines on the blue brand that will have a huge effect on the WWE's short- and long-term futures.
But just what will those storylines be?
Let's take a look, with seven bold storyline predictions for the SmackDown brand in 2013.