Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Lonnie Ballentine Activated To The Houston Texans 53-Man Roster

It has been almost a year since Lonnie Ballentine has been on the field, now he is added to the 53-man roster.

The Houston Texans have stayed patient with Lonnie Ballentine over the past three seasons and now he has been activated to the 53-man roster prior to Monday's Night's game with the Denver Broncos.  The imposing safety returned to practice this week which was his first eligible week to practice for the season due to being on the PUP list. 

Ballentine was drafted with the final selection of the 2013 NFL Draft and has been slowed by injuries his first two seasons in the NFL. Last season he injured his knee against the Jacksonville Jaguars which nearly took a full calendar year to heal and come back to 100 percent.

With Ballentine being added to the 53-man roster, the Texans have placed Kevin Johnson on the injured reserve ending his 2016 season. 

Related Articles: Texans Secondary In Trouble | 6 Takeaways From the Day After Press Conference With Bill O'Brien | Texans Open The Work Week for the Denver Broncos Broncos Know Osweiler is Near | Texans Notebook: Offensive Line Is Better Than Most Realize |

Brock Osweiler Sets the Record Straight With The Denver Media | A.J. Bouye Coming Into His Own

Support State of the Texans by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud and Google Play

You Can Also Follow Pat on Twitter Here and State of the Texans On Twitter Here For All of Your Up To Date Texans News. 

State of the Texans Top Stories