Williams (back) is denying reports that he may need season-ending back surgery, NFL.com's Lakisha Jackson reports. "I'm good. Everything good. The back situation. That was some false information being released," the receiver said Saturday. "I don't know who released it but everything is good."
Martinook reached a contract settlement with the Coyotes on Saturday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. The winger, who narrowly avoided an arbitration hearing, will earn $3.6 million over the next two years.
Patrick's infection -- which kept him off the ice this week -- specifically concerned an abscess on his face, though that's been treated, and the second overall pick from this year's draft is said to be "doing well," The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.