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FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, buy decadron 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 decadron The other was a pass-play-turned-fumble where Lloyd happened to be in the right place at the right time.
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Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
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Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, buy decadron his second-highest total of the season.