By Steve Silva, buy cymbalta Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, buy cymbalta who had his first two touchdown game as a Patriot.
One touchdown was a perfectly executed pass play that looked like a run at the start. Buy cymbalta The other was a pass-play-turned-fumble where Lloyd happened to be in the right place at the right time.
For his first touchdown, buy cymbalta Tom Brady found Lloyd wide open in the middle of the field after the Patriots QB faked a handoff and Lloyd blew past the confused Texans defense that bit on the run. Buy cymbalta Lloyd breezed into the end zone and the Patriots went up 14-0 in in the first quarter of what would be an eventual 42-14 demolition of Houston.
“That was definitely a scheme play, buy cymbalta” Lloyd said. Buy cymbalta “We worked hard on that all week, buy cymbalta and when the opportunity presented itself, buy cymbalta Coach [Josh] McDaniels called it at the right time and we were able to take advantage of it.”
Lloyd's second touchdown came on a fumble recovery in the end zone, buy cymbalta after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Buy cymbalta Texans defensive lineman J.J. Buy cymbalta Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, buy cymbalta where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, buy cymbalta we do our best to block downfield, buy cymbalta and unfortunately the ball popped out, buy cymbalta” Lloyd said. Buy cymbalta “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
“Obviously the Texans are a really good football team, buy cymbalta" he said. Buy cymbalta "We did a pretty good job of executing in the first half, buy cymbalta for the most part, buy cymbalta but we still have things that we need to improve on. Buy cymbalta I think we had a great week of practice and we did things that were necessary to come out and execute well. Buy cymbalta It was a team effort.”
Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, buy cymbalta his second-highest total of the season.