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