By Steve Silva, discount plendil Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, discount plendil 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 plendil 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, discount plendil 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. Discount plendil 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, discount plendil” Lloyd said. Discount plendil “We worked hard on that all week, discount plendil and when the opportunity presented itself, discount plendil 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 plendil after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Discount plendil Texans defensive lineman J.J. Discount plendil Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, discount plendil where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, discount plendil we do our best to block downfield, discount plendil and unfortunately the ball popped out, discount plendil” Lloyd said. Discount plendil “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
“Obviously the Texans are a really good football team, discount plendil" he said. Discount plendil "We did a pretty good job of executing in the first half, discount plendil for the most part, discount plendil but we still have things that we need to improve on. Discount plendil I think we had a great week of practice and we did things that were necessary to come out and execute well. Discount plendil It was a team effort.”
Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, discount plendil his second-highest total of the season.