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By Mike Fine, order saw palmetto cod The Patriot Ledger

FOXBORO — A week removed from his one-reception performance in a win at Miami, order saw palmetto cod 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, order saw palmetto cod including a season-best 37-yard touchdown reception from Tom Brady. Order saw palmetto cod He even recovered a fumble in the end zone to cement the game early in the fourth quarter. Order saw palmetto cod 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. Order saw palmetto cod It just wasn’t a big deal.

What does the win – the Pats’ seventh straight – say about the team, order saw palmetto cod he was asked?

“I don’t know, order saw palmetto cod” he said.

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“Obviously, order saw palmetto cod the Texans are a good football team and we did a pretty good job of executing for the first half for the most part, order saw palmetto cod but we still have things we need to improve on, order saw palmetto cod” he said. Order saw palmetto cod “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, order saw palmetto cod which is a shame since he was quite enthusiastic earlier in the season. Order saw palmetto cod It was a shame because he certainly had something to celebrate after this decisive win.

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

“That was well executed, order saw palmetto cod” said coach Bill Belichick. Order saw palmetto cod “That was great protection, order saw palmetto cod great run fake, order saw palmetto cod and Brandon got a couple of steps behind the secondary and Tom hit him. Order saw palmetto cod The players did a good job on that.”

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

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

As for clicking with Brady once again: “I mean, order saw palmetto cod we’re just executing the plays. Order saw palmetto cod I haven’t seen the film, order saw palmetto cod but I don’t really have any comments about it right now.”

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

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

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

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