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.
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Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Buy zebeta Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Buy zebeta 2, buy zebeta 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, buy zebeta right, buy zebeta makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, buy zebeta left, buy zebeta in the first half on Nov. Buy zebeta 20, buy zebeta 2005, buy zebeta in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, buy zebeta 2005, buy zebeta in San Francisco.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Buy zebeta 19, buy zebeta 2006 in Tampa, buy zebeta Fla. Buy zebeta Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Buy zebeta but we give him credit for the catch.
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Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Buy zebeta 21, buy zebeta 2008 in Chicago.
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Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Buy zebeta 14, buy zebeta 2010 in Denver.
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Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Buy zebeta 13, buy zebeta 2011, buy zebeta in Cleveland.
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