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Not the size of the dog in the fight

Updated: August 9, 2005, 2:27 PM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

"That violence that you saw on the field was not real stuff. Lyle used football as a way of expressing his anger at the world and at the way he grew up," says Peter Alzado, Lyle's brother, on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Lyle Alzado, who was a star defensive end in the NFL and became a symbol of the dangers of steroid abuse, will be profiled on

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Lyle Alzado's ticket to the NFL was anabolic steroids. An undersized player in high school, he began experimenting ...

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