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By Steve Silva, precose online review Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, precose online review 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. Precose online review 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, precose online review 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. Precose online review 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, precose online review” Lloyd said. Precose online review “We worked hard on that all week, precose online review and when the opportunity presented itself, precose online review 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, precose online review after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Precose online review Texans defensive lineman J.J. Precose online review Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, precose online review where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, precose online review we do our best to block downfield, precose online review and unfortunately the ball popped out, precose online review” Lloyd said. Precose online review “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
“Obviously the Texans are a really good football team, precose online review" he said. Precose online review "We did a pretty good job of executing in the first half, precose online review for the most part, precose online review but we still have things that we need to improve on. Precose online review I think we had a great week of practice and we did things that were necessary to come out and execute well. Precose online review It was a team effort.”
Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, precose online review his second-highest total of the season.