Originally Posted by Wolf6151
I think ... Newton is your starting RT next year. He should be given a chance to grow into the position because he was essentially a rookie last year having only played 17 snaps in 2011. Statistically Newton had a good year in pass protection, much better than Winston, but he left alot to be desired in run blocking ...
Newton had a +0.3
pass block grade (22nd among RTs) while Winston had a 2011 +12.6
pass block grade (5th among RTs).
There was only one
RT with a worse run block grade than Newton in 2012.
What I've seen from Newton at times is physical awkwardness. I hope we bring somebody else in.