By Steve Silva, buy adalat Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, buy adalat 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. Buy adalat 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, buy adalat 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. Buy adalat 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.
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Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
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Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, buy adalat his second-highest total of the season.