Originally Posted by 76Texan
I don't know how much pressure Winston gave up, but the combo of Harris and Newton combined to allow the same number of sacks as Winston (but with one fewer penalty.) That with Newton playing hurt or less than 100% for awhile and Winston was averaging 7.5 sacks allowed the previous two years.
It's not just the sack numbers. Schaub's QB rating and yards per attempt were down in 2012 from 2011. He became uncomfortable in the pocket and was less willing to look downfield. Not suggesting the Texans go after Winston. Just that Newton/Harris were a downgrade.