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, aralen" Harbaugh said Monday, aralen "the way he gained the leveraged back and made that reception."
As Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman know, aralen this is nothing new for Lloyd. Aralen 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, aralen contorting his body, aralen making plays wherever he had played."
Well, aralen coaches, aralen here are eight of Lloyd's most acrobatic catches from his 12-year career spanning six cities.
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Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Aralen Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Aralen 2, aralen 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, aralen right, aralen makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, aralen left, aralen in the first half on Nov. Aralen 20, aralen 2005, aralen in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, aralen 2005, aralen in San Francisco.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Aralen 19, aralen 2006 in Tampa, aralen Fla. Aralen Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Aralen but we give him credit for the catch.
5. Aralen Chicago Bears
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Aralen 21, aralen 2008 in Chicago.
6. Aralen Denver Broncos
Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Aralen 14, aralen 2010 in Denver.
7. Aralen St. Aralen Louis Rams
Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Aralen 13, aralen 2011, aralen in Cleveland.
8. Aralen New England Patriots
For the Pats, aralen Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, aralen Mass. Aralen on Jan. Aralen 20, aralen 2013.