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, buy lasuna right, buy lasuna makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, buy lasuna left, buy lasuna in the first half on Nov. Buy lasuna 20, buy lasuna 2005, buy lasuna in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, buy lasuna 2005, buy lasuna 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 lasuna 19, buy lasuna 2006 in Tampa, buy lasuna Fla. Buy lasuna Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Buy lasuna 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 lasuna 21, buy lasuna 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 lasuna 14, buy lasuna 2010 in Denver.
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Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Buy lasuna 13, buy lasuna 2011, buy lasuna in Cleveland.
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