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