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FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, find amantadine who had his first two touchdown game as a Patriot.
One touchdown was a perfectly executed pass play that looked like a run at the start. Find amantadine The other was a pass-play-turned-fumble where Lloyd happened to be in the right place at the right time.
For his first touchdown, find amantadine Tom Brady found Lloyd wide open in the middle of the field after the Patriots QB faked a handoff and Lloyd blew past the confused Texans defense that bit on the run. Find amantadine Lloyd breezed into the end zone and the Patriots went up 14-0 in in the first quarter of what would be an eventual 42-14 demolition of Houston.
“That was definitely a scheme play, find amantadine” Lloyd said. Find amantadine “We worked hard on that all week, find amantadine and when the opportunity presented itself, find amantadine Coach [Josh] McDaniels called it at the right time and we were able to take advantage of it.”
Lloyd's second touchdown came on a fumble recovery in the end zone, find amantadine after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Find amantadine Texans defensive lineman J.J. Find amantadine Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, find amantadine where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, find amantadine we do our best to block downfield, find amantadine and unfortunately the ball popped out, find amantadine” Lloyd said. Find amantadine “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
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Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, find amantadine his second-highest total of the season.