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