By Steve Silva, buy inderal Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, buy inderal 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 inderal 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 inderal 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 inderal 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, buy inderal” Lloyd said. Buy inderal “We worked hard on that all week, buy inderal and when the opportunity presented itself, buy inderal 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, buy inderal after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Buy inderal Texans defensive lineman J.J. Buy inderal Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, buy inderal where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, buy inderal we do our best to block downfield, buy inderal and unfortunately the ball popped out, buy inderal” Lloyd said. Buy inderal “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
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Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, buy inderal his second-highest total of the season.