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.
It also got Jim Harbaugh talking.
"Can’t recall seeing one better than the one he made in the ball game, elimite" Harbaugh said Monday, elimite "the way he gained the leveraged back and made that reception."
As Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman know, elimite this is nothing new for Lloyd. Elimite Harbaugh said that Roman made a highlight reel of Lloyd's 80 to 90 best plays and "and what showed up continuously was how good he was outside the numbers, elimite contorting his body, elimite making plays wherever he had played."
Well, elimite coaches, elimite here are eight of Lloyd's most acrobatic catches from his 12-year career spanning six cities.
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Lloyd catches a touchdown pass in front of St. Elimite Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Elimite 2, elimite 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, elimite right, elimite makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, elimite left, elimite in the first half on Nov. Elimite 20, elimite 2005, elimite in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, elimite 2005, elimite in San Francisco.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Elimite 19, elimite 2006 in Tampa, elimite Fla. Elimite Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Elimite but we give him credit for the catch.
5. Elimite Chicago Bears
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Elimite 21, elimite 2008 in Chicago.
6. Elimite Denver Broncos
Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Elimite 14, elimite 2010 in Denver.
7. Elimite St. Elimite Louis Rams
Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Elimite 13, elimite 2011, elimite in Cleveland.
8. Elimite New England Patriots
For the Pats, elimite Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, elimite Mass. Elimite on Jan. Elimite 20, elimite 2013.