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.
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Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Buy evegen Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Buy evegen 2, buy evegen 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, buy evegen right, buy evegen makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, buy evegen left, buy evegen in the first half on Nov. Buy evegen 20, buy evegen 2005, buy evegen in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, buy evegen 2005, buy evegen in San Francisco.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Buy evegen 19, buy evegen 2006 in Tampa, buy evegen Fla. Buy evegen Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Buy evegen 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. Buy evegen 21, buy evegen 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. Buy evegen 14, buy evegen 2010 in Denver.
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Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Buy evegen 13, buy evegen 2011, buy evegen in Cleveland.
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For the Pats, buy evegen Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, buy evegen Mass. Buy evegen on Jan. Buy evegen 20, buy evegen 2013.