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