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By Joe Soriano |

It seems weird handing out a game ball when the New England Patriots lose, find cheap stress relief but there are three players in Tom Brady, find cheap stress relief Brandon Lloyd, find cheap stress relief and Danny Woodhead who have a legitimate case at winning the award for valiant performance in the near-comeback loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Find cheap stress relief Even though he didn’t make it to the end zone, find cheap stress relief Lloyd was instrumental in the Patriots massive second-half offensive effort to put up 31 points against a tough Niners defense.

Brandon Lloyd finally broke out last week against the Houston Texans, find cheap stress relief and I’m betting strong words from Pats legendary WR Troy Brown helped spurn that. Find cheap stress relief He played his best game in a Pats uni last night with ten receptions for 190 yards. Find cheap stress relief He was clearly the most consistent and effective wideout on the Patriots with an average of 10.6 yards per target. Find cheap stress relief In fact, find cheap stress relief two-thirds of all the plays he were involved in were deemed successful by SR%.

Tom Brady usually leads the Patriots in the advanced statistics WPA and EPA each week, find cheap stress relief largely because he is awesome and those two statistics generally favor quarterbacks. Find cheap stress relief The main reason for that is simple; quarterbacks have the ball the most and have more chances to impact the game.

However, find cheap stress relief it was Lloyd who led the team in those stats and had a huge impact on the game with a 0.32 WPA and a 14.9 EPA. Find cheap stress relief Only three quarterbacks have had higher WPA totals so far this week and only four finished with a higher EPA. Find cheap stress relief Only Andre Johnson had more receptions and a higher WPA at wide receiver, find cheap stress relief but Brandon Lloyd had him overall with significant advantages in receiving yards and EPA.

Ten catches, find cheap stress relief 190 receiving yards. Find cheap stress relief That’s incredible, find cheap stress relief and he was the deep threat we envisioned him being when he put pen to paper and signed a contract in the offseason with New England. Find cheap stress relief This game proves that Lloyd hasn’t been a disappointment, find cheap stress relief because he can stretch the field and have a huge game if the opposing defense doesn’t account for him enough. Find cheap stress relief The Patriots haven’t gotten Lloyd as involved in the passing game as they did against Houston and SF, find cheap stress relief and it looks like he will continue to receive major targets. Find cheap stress relief And you know what? It’s all for the better, find cheap stress relief especially since he is the best pass-catcher on this team at stretching the field vertically.

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