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By Mike Fine, energy patch in canada The Patriot Ledger

FOXBORO — A week removed from his one-reception performance in a win at Miami, energy patch in canada Brandon Lloyd might have been doing handstands after the Patriots’ 42-14 blowout win over the Houston Texans Monday night at Gillette Stadium.

Lloyd had just resurrected himself with seven catches for 89 yards, energy patch in canada including a season-best 37-yard touchdown reception from Tom Brady. Energy patch in canada He even recovered a fumble in the end zone to cement the game early in the fourth quarter. Energy patch in canada Two touchdowns in the biggest game of the season and Lloyd acted like he’d done nothing more than buy a can of Coke at 7-Eleven. Energy patch in canada It just wasn’t a big deal.

What does the win – the Pats’ seventh straight – say about the team, energy patch in canada he was asked?

“I don’t know, energy patch in canada” he said.

It means you’re pretty good, energy patch in canada he was reminded, energy patch in canada as if he didn't realize the Texans, energy patch in canada who were 11-1 and had also won six straight, energy patch in canada were just another game on the schedule.

“Obviously, energy patch in canada the Texans are a good football team and we did a pretty good job of executing for the first half for the most part, energy patch in canada but we still have things we need to improve on, energy patch in canada” he said. Energy patch in canada “I think we had a great week of practice and we did the things that were necessary to come out and execute well and it was a team effort.”

Lloyd was obviously practicing the Patriots’ way of saying something but saying nothing, energy patch in canada which is a shame since he was quite enthusiastic earlier in the season. Energy patch in canada It was a shame because he certainly had something to celebrate after this decisive win.

At 2:49 of the first quarter, energy patch in canada the Pats having scored on a Brady-to-Aaron Hernandez 7-yard pass, energy patch in canada Lloyd headed out into the flats and kept on running. Energy patch in canada Brady lofted a perfectly arched ball that fell into Lloyd’s hands, energy patch in canada and he was off for the end zone, energy patch in canada giving the Pats a 14-0 start. Energy patch in canada “Yeah that was definitely a scheme play, energy patch in canada” he said, energy patch in canada “and we worked hard on that all week and when the opportunity presented itself and coach (Josh) McDaniels called it at the right time, energy patch in canada and we were able to take advantage of it.”

“That was well executed, energy patch in canada” said coach Bill Belichick. Energy patch in canada “That was great protection, energy patch in canada great run fake, energy patch in canada and Brandon got a couple of steps behind the secondary and Tom hit him. Energy patch in canada The players did a good job on that.”

Not only was it big for the team, energy patch in canada but also for Lloyd. Energy patch in canada A week earlier he’d been targeted only once, energy patch in canada capping a six-game string of games in which he came up with only 16 receptions. Energy patch in canada In the first six games of the season he came up with 34.

There were questions about his ability to create separation from defenders, energy patch in canada and even his ability to mesh with Brady, energy patch in canada so this performance seemed to slam the door on those thoughts. Energy patch in canada Yet Lloyd said he had no idea how involved he’d be for this game. Energy patch in canada He said he had no thoughts about having such a big game, energy patch in canada either. Energy patch in canada “I don’t know how many yards I had.”

As for clicking with Brady once again: “I mean, energy patch in canada we’re just executing the plays. Energy patch in canada I haven’t seen the film, energy patch in canada but I don’t really have any comments about it right now.”

Lloyd kept his head in the game nicely, energy patch in canada though, energy patch in canada and when Danny Woodhead made a nice run, energy patch in canada only to have the ball poked out of his hands 45 seconds into the fourth quarter, energy patch in canada Lloyd was on the spot to fall on the ball in the end zone.

“I don’t know, energy patch in canada” he said, energy patch in canada when asked about that play. Energy patch in canada “It was a screen pass and I’m just doing my best to block downfield and the ball popped out. Energy patch in canada Pretty much all I know right now. Energy patch in canada As long as it puts points on the board. Energy patch in canada It doesn’t really matter how they come.”

Not too high, energy patch in canada not too low, energy patch in canada that’s how Lloyd played the game Monday night. Energy patch in canada We’ll never know exactly how he feels about the performance or about his team. Energy patch in canada “I don’t know. Energy patch in canada I think coach Bill has a better gauge on the pulse of the team, energy patch in canada” he said.

Mike Fine may be reached at mikefine@ledger.com.

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