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LOOK: Packers vets stick rookies with $34K dinner bill after big wine, Scotch order
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It’s an annual tradition, but that doesn’t make it sting any less when it actually happens. Pretty much every year, the veterans on pretty much every NFL team get themselves treated to a wildly expensive dinner paid for by the rookies.

The Green Bay Packers just went out for theirs, at Capital Grille in Denver, Colorado. The bill was … not cheap.

That’s not nearly enough food or drink to feed the entire team, so obviously just a portion of the Packers’ current 90-man roster went out for this dinner, but let me tell you this: the guys that did go, they did it right. Ribeyes, filets, lobster bisque, calamari, caviar … and some preposterously expensive drinks.

Three Remy Martins for $915. 12 glasses of Macallan 25 ran them $2,580. Four bottles of Merus Cabernet Sauvignon cost $6,000. Seven bottles of Lafite Rothschild totaled $18,900. They got overcharged for some of this stuff, of course, but the vets getting a comped meal presumably didn’t care about that part.

Basically, the whole thing was a slightly more expensive version of this:

One can only hope there was a complementary “Thanks for dinner losers” cake at the end of this meal.

 

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