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