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FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, discount echinacea 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. Discount echinacea The other was a pass-play-turned-fumble where Lloyd happened to be in the right place at the right time.
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“That was definitely a scheme play, discount echinacea” Lloyd said. Discount echinacea “We worked hard on that all week, discount echinacea and when the opportunity presented itself, discount echinacea 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, discount echinacea after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Discount echinacea Texans defensive lineman J.J. Discount echinacea Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, discount echinacea where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
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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, discount echinacea his second-highest total of the season.