It isn't too difficult to pick through the public speeches of Jason Garrett to see the items that he deems worthy of pounding home on his 2013 campaign trail.
If you listen to a few of them, you do pick up on the words that are most often used, including "passion", "energy", and of course, one that seems to have gone missing early in camp '13, "process". Not sure if he has retired the term, "process", but at least for now, it has been taken out of the rotation.
However, this spring and summer, he has reflected quite a few times about how the program is being built with a certain type of player and a certain type of roster. During these quick moments of reflection, he generally mentions a number of "17 players" that were here when he coached his first game on Nov. 14, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium against the New York (Football) Giants.
You may or may not remember this chart we made at the end of last season on "How the Cowboys were built", but either way, here it is with th...