Every week on Bleacher Report, I take an in-depth look at SmackDown, recapping the action, offering analysis and grading the matches, segments and anything else that takes place on the show. I also provide some predictions on the direction of storylines.
Friday was a pretty average show for SmackDown, but there were definitely some highlights and a few developments to take away.
The Shield and The Wyatt Family only participated in non-wrestling segments and they did their usual job of keeping you interested in what was being said.
Most of what was seen was nothing new, but a match featuring Daniel Bryan and Batista gave us a fresh pairing we had not seen before.
Let's get right into the show with the opening segment featuring the previously mentioned Daniel Bryan and Batista.