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Romanowski Admits Steroid Use

By: AP
By: AP

Former NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski tells CBS's "60 Minutes" that he used steroids and human growth hormone supplied by Victor Conte.

In the interview which is to be broadcast Sunday, Romanowski says he took illegal steroids for a two-year period starting in 2001 and got them from Conte, the former head of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative.

Conte's BALCO has been at the center of a steroids controversy in several sports.

Romanowski says "I took for a brief period and ... I definitely didn't receive what I got out of THG," referring to another drug he got from Conte.

In November of 2003, the NFL notified Romanowski that he tested positive for the steroid THG.

Romanowski played linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders in a 16-year career that ended in 2003.


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