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, corvo" Harbaugh said Monday, corvo "the way he gained the leveraged back and made that reception."
As Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman know, corvo this is nothing new for Lloyd. Corvo 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, corvo contorting his body, corvo making plays wherever he had played."
Well, corvo coaches, corvo here are eight of Lloyd's most acrobatic catches from his 12-year career spanning six cities.
1-3. Corvo 49ers
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Corvo Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Corvo 2, corvo 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, corvo right, corvo makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, corvo left, corvo in the first half on Nov. Corvo 20, corvo 2005, corvo in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, corvo 2005, corvo in San Francisco.
4. Corvo Washington
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Corvo 19, corvo 2006 in Tampa, corvo Fla. Corvo Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Corvo but we give him credit for the catch.
5. Corvo Chicago Bears
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Corvo 21, corvo 2008 in Chicago.
6. Corvo Denver Broncos
Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Corvo 14, corvo 2010 in Denver.
7. Corvo St. Corvo Louis Rams
Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Corvo 13, corvo 2011, corvo in Cleveland.
8. Corvo New England Patriots
For the Pats, corvo Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, corvo Mass. Corvo on Jan. Corvo 20, corvo 2013.