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Watch Video: Patriots GameDay: Things To Know About Brandon Lloyd
BOSTON (CBS) – Getting to know Brandon Lloyd, buy cyklokapron I found out some interesting things about the Patriots receiver.
If he wasn’t playing football, buy cyklokapron he would be smack dab in front of the camera. Buy cyklokapron He loves television broadcasting, buy cyklokapron and those are his plans after football. Buy cyklokapron After all, buy cyklokapron he majored in journalism at the University of Illinois.
And don’t automatically think he’ll he’ll end up as just another talking head on Sunday mornings, buy cyklokapron although he could easily do that. Buy cyklokapron Lloyd wouldn’t mind hosting Entertainment Tonight if given the chance.
But for now, buy cyklokapron he’ll stick with catching the football, buy cyklokapron no matter what it means for his body. Buy cyklokapron Lloyd is one of those unique receivers that sacrifices his body at any cost. Buy cyklokapron We’ve already seen it several times this year; his touchdown catch against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 and a sprawling sideline attempt in Seattle are just a couple examples.
After all, buy cyklokapron Lloyd has just one thing in mind when the ball is thrown his way: moving the chains.
“When I was younger, buy cyklokapron a lot of the established receivers would rather not catch the ball if they weren’t in a position to catch and run. Buy cyklokapron I would rather catch the ball at all costs, buy cyklokapron” Lloyd told me in our sit down for Patriots GameDay this Sunday. Buy cyklokapron “I want to get the field advancement. Buy cyklokapron That’s the only thing on my mind. Buy cyklokapron I’m not trying to catch and run or do anything else, buy cyklokapron I just want to catch the ball no matter how I do it.”
Of course it helps when he has a guy like “Tom Terrific” firing the football his way. Buy cyklokapron The two of them have a unique relationship that is still growing. Buy cyklokapron In fact, buy cyklokapron Brady has no problem grabbing Lloyd at any time during the day to watch film together.
“He’ll pull me in randomly during the day to watch film, buy cyklokapron and make sure I’m seeing what he’s seeing, buy cyklokapron” said Lloyd. Buy cyklokapron “There’s been a time before the game and he pulled me in there. Buy cyklokapron ‘Let’s run this this way, buy cyklokapron’ and I said alright. Buy cyklokapron That’s how we do it. Buy cyklokapron That’s the kind of game I’ve always wanted to play, buy cyklokapron because it’s so much beyond backyard football. Buy cyklokapron Everything we do is so purposeful; it may be last minute but it’s purposeful.”
After a two touchdown day in London, buy cyklokapron Lloyd is now gearing up for Buffalo following the Patriots bye.
- Steve Burton, buy cyklokapron seeeeeee ya later!
Tune in to Steve Burton’s 1-on-1 with Lloyd Sunday morning at 11:30am on WBZ-TV’s Patriots GameDay. Buy cyklokapron