Ballentine began the season on the PUP list due to a knee injury and suffered his groin injury just a few games after being activated. He'll finish the year with just two games played.
Ballentine (groin) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Jaguars.
Bellentine did not practice Friday, as a groin issue continues to hamper him even after the Texans' bye week. While his absence bears next to no impact for IDP owners to consider, it leaves Houston's secondary with one less body.
Ballentine tore multiple ligaments in his knee during the 2015 season, but recently was able to return to practice. With cornerback Kevin Johnson now on injured reserve, Ballentine will be present on the
Ballentine (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, but remains on the PUP list, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Ballentine's health is progressing after tearing multiple knee ligaments during the 2015 season, but the Texans may elect to proceed cautiously and keep him out of Monday's matchup against the Broncos.