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Jim Ross does not believe replacing SmackDown with NXT will help WWE’s product

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his Q&A portion on his website where he gives his thoughts on NXT potentially replacing SmackDown, his thoughts on non-title matches and Cesaro. Here are the highlights.

Do you think that WWE should replace Smackdown with a NXT based show when it moves to the USA Network?

I'd leave NXT on the WWE Network for sure and simply retool Smackdown as both it and RAW could use some overhauls on presentation and creative.

What's the value of not putting titles on the line on TV matches?

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I have no issues with non title matches in general but the reason that started back in the day was to protect the non televised live events.

What are your thoughts on Cesaro?

I've expressed many times that I feel that Cesaro is being under utilized both here in our blogs and on our podcast. Wish I had an answer for you.