Cowboy Rookie Hit With $54,896 Dinner Tab

Rookie players on the Dallas Cowboys are supposed to carry around their teammates' shoulder pads during training camp. Rookie receiver Dez Bryant refused. And because he failed to pick up the pads, he was required to pick up a check instead. Twenty of the oversized players went to a steakhouse. Bryant had to pay for dinner: $54,896.00

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Rookie players on the Dallas Cowboys are subject to a bit of hazing. They're supposed to carry around their teammates' shoulder pads during training camp. Rookie receiver Dez Bryant refused. And because he failed to pick up the pads, he was required to pick up a check. Twenty of the oversized players went to a steakhouse and Bryant had to pay for dinner: $54,896.

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