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