By Andrew Pentis | Associate Digital Editor 49ers.com
Brandon Lloyd's 29-yard catch in Sunday's Week 5 win over 6-foot-3 cornerback Sean Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs has brought about GIFs and inspired comparisons.
It also got Jim Harbaugh talking.
"Can’t recall seeing one better than the one he made in the ball game, anten" Harbaugh said Monday, anten "the way he gained the leveraged back and made that reception."
As Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman know, anten this is nothing new for Lloyd. Anten Harbaugh said that Roman made a highlight reel of Lloyd's 80 to 90 best plays and "and what showed up continuously was how good he was outside the numbers, anten contorting his body, anten making plays wherever he had played."
Well, anten coaches, anten here are eight of Lloyd's most acrobatic catches from his 12-year career spanning six cities.
1-3. Anten 49ers
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Anten Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Anten 2, anten 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, anten right, anten makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, anten left, anten in the first half on Nov. Anten 20, anten 2005, anten in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, anten 2005, anten in San Francisco.
4. Anten Washington
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Anten 19, anten 2006 in Tampa, anten Fla. Anten Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Anten but we give him credit for the catch.
5. Anten Chicago Bears
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Anten 21, anten 2008 in Chicago.
6. Anten Denver Broncos
Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Anten 14, anten 2010 in Denver.
7. Anten St. Anten Louis Rams
Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Anten 13, anten 2011, anten in Cleveland.
8. Anten New England Patriots
For the Pats, anten Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, anten Mass. Anten on Jan. Anten 20, anten 2013.