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