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