Originally Posted by Erik_H
I think mentioning the Seattle defense is sort of PR move to fans. Looking back on the 2012 season, it's the Seattle game that stands out to me. Sure, we lost 8 games but to me that one was the game where we just got punched in mouth again and again. Coming off the high of beating the Giants and watching that was pretty rough and I'm pretty confident that I'm not the only one who felt that way.
To me, this is the Cowboys front office telling it's fan base the following:
"Hey folks, remember when we got pummeled and embarrassed by that Seattle defense last year? Well, that's what we are going to turn our D into. That's why we made these changes."
It gives the fans something to hope for in 2013. Whether they can come close to pulling it off is another story and really not relevant yet.
The Cowboys have tried similar things in the past like when Jerry named the player that would have been drafted with the 2nd round pick that was traded to acquire Claiborne; however, this came out to the media in a Radio interview with Brandon Carr.