Nowadays, THQ has gotten pretty good about filling out the roster in Smackdown vs. Raw. The WWE has superstars you'll practically never see on TV, outside of the occasional opening match on Velocity (assuming that show even airs anymore). There they are in the game, though, precisely modeled and ready for the kind of matches they'd never get away with on Smackdown, RAW, or anywhere else.
Still, a couple of superstars get left out in the cold every year, be they newcomers to the WWE, low men on the totem pole, or legends a couple of years past the peak of their fame