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Brandon Lloyd caught two passes in the Patriots’ last game two weeks ago — both for TDs.
Globe Staff | By Michael Whitmer
November 9, acomplia online review 2012

FOXBOROUGH — He might be able to leap over a moving car — more on that later — but receiver Brandon Lloyd is hoping the second half of the Patriots’ season finds him jumping into the end zone more often.

Lloyd, acomplia online review signed to a three-year, acomplia online review $12 million deal in the offseason, acomplia online review began his Patriots career with a bang: five catches in Week 1, acomplia online review eight the next week, acomplia online review then a season-high nine (for a season-high 108 yards) the week after that.

Save for a six-catch, acomplia online review 80-yard game at Seattle, acomplia online review Lloyd’s numbers have dipped a bit since those first three weeks. Acomplia online review He’s been held to three receptions or fewer in four of the Patriots’ last five games, acomplia online review including a single 6-yard grab in the overtime win against the Jets on Oct. Acomplia online review 21.

His most recent game — the 45-7 victory over the Rams in London — saw Lloyd catch just two passes. Acomplia online review Both, acomplia online review though, acomplia online review went for touchdowns, acomplia online review possibly a positive sign as the Patriots get set to come off their bye week with a home game on Sunday with the Bills.

Despite the week off, acomplia online review can Lloyd carry over that momentum of getting into the end zone?

“It was two catches, acomplia online review” he said.

True, acomplia online review but both went for touchdowns. Acomplia online review Won’t that help his confidence?

“It was two catches, acomplia online review two touchdowns, acomplia online review” Lloyd said. Acomplia online review “We still have a lot of work to do.”

Lloyd has made it his goal of establishing good chemistry with quarterback Tom Brady, acomplia online review but knew it wouldn’t happen overnight. Acomplia online review Halfway into his first season, acomplia online review it remains very much a work in progress.

For Lloyd, acomplia online review and for Brady.

“I think I said earlier, acomplia online review in the spring, acomplia online review that I don’t think this year we’ll be at a point where we’re like, acomplia online review ‘All right, acomplia online review we got it, acomplia online review’ because we still have so much work to do, acomplia online review” Lloyd said. Acomplia online review “We’re working hard to improve on that, acomplia online review week by week and day by day, acomplia online review but it’s a group effort, acomplia online review and that’s what we’re moving forward with.”

Said Brady: “I hope it keeps getting better. Acomplia online review We just keep working at it, acomplia online review so we go out there in practice and we work on things and Coach [Bill Belichick] tells us things that we need to do better. Acomplia online review We’re always trying to make those improvements. Acomplia online review I think you just have to keep going out there to work at it and see if it can be better each day.”

With 37 receptions for 435 yards and three touchdowns, acomplia online review Lloyd is on pace to challenge his career high of 77 catches, acomplia online review which came two seasons ago with the Broncos when he piled up a career-best 1, acomplia online review448 yards. Acomplia online review That number appears safe, acomplia online review barring an exceptional second half, acomplia online review but Lloyd can become a dangerous complementary piece, acomplia online review combining with receiver Wes Welker and tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez to give Brady plenty of powerful options through the air.

That’s the great aspect of the Patriots’ offense. Acomplia online review It could be a different standout every week, acomplia online review either from a pass catcher or running back Stevan Ridley.

“The teams that I’ve been on, acomplia online review regardless how talented that I’ve been compared to other pass catchers, acomplia online review I’ve never been declared a No. Acomplia online review 1 target, acomplia online review like a Larry Fitzgerald or a Calvin Johnson, acomplia online review where it’s clear, acomplia online review” said Lloyd, acomplia online review who is in his 10th season, acomplia online review but is already on his sixth organization. Acomplia online review “Coming to a team like this, acomplia online review it’s natural for me, acomplia online review to make sure that the chemistry between me and Tom is there so when he needs me as an option, acomplia online review I’ll be available for him. Acomplia online review They want me to be open, acomplia online review and they want me to catch the ball.”

Targeted 69 times this season, acomplia online review Brady and Lloyd are missing almost as often as they’re connecting. Acomplia online review What felt forced early in the season is now a normal part of the offense: Lloyd, acomplia online review working mostly on the outside, acomplia online review using his speed and jumping ability to make plays downfield.

That jumping ability was on display in a video that surfaced this week from over the summer, acomplia online review when Lloyd appeared to leap over a Smart Car moving at 35 miles an hour. Acomplia online review Impressive, acomplia online review but Patriots fans would prefer to see him soaring into end zones in the second half of the season, acomplia online review when championships are decided and playoff posturing begins.

“It seems like the games are a lot bigger, acomplia online review they mean more, acomplia online review they’re more important coming into the second half of the season, acomplia online review coming into November and December, acomplia online review” Lloyd said. Acomplia online review “Things are starting to shake out in the conferences and the divisions, acomplia online review so you have stuff you can look forward to, acomplia online review stuff that you can improve on.”

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