Beef about Dallas Cowboys' dinner

Updated: October 1, 2010, 1:24 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

The mailbag is jammed with talk about Dez Bryant's dinner bill.

Here's some insight: Before the start of the season, the Cowboys' players, split up by positions, have a yearly dinner where the rookies pay the tab.

In 2008, rookies Mike Jenkins and Orlando Scandrick paid $25,000 for dinner with the defensive backs. Roy E. Williams said when he was a rookie in Detroit, he paid a five-figure meal tab.

So when it was time for Bryant to take care of the offensive players, it was ...

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