The Texans have bigger things to attend to, so they can take care of the largely irrelevant stuff first.
Ballantine, a safety from Memphis, was the final pick in the NFL Draft — Mr. Irrelevant. Blue’s a running back from LSU.
The Texans are working through a number of issues at the moment, from the lack of a decent quarterback to veteran wideout Andre Johnson grumbling, so taking care of the boilerplate rookie deals is a momentary concern.