By Steve Burton, find proscar WBZ-TV Sports
November 3, find proscar 2012 6:00 AM
Watch Video: Patriots GameDay: Things To Know About Brandon Lloyd
BOSTON (CBS) – Getting to know Brandon Lloyd, find proscar I found out some interesting things about the Patriots receiver.
If he wasn’t playing football, find proscar he would be smack dab in front of the camera. Find proscar He loves television broadcasting, find proscar and those are his plans after football. Find proscar After all, find proscar he majored in journalism at the University of Illinois.
And don’t automatically think he’ll he’ll end up as just another talking head on Sunday mornings, find proscar although he could easily do that. Find proscar Lloyd wouldn’t mind hosting Entertainment Tonight if given the chance.
But for now, find proscar he’ll stick with catching the football, find proscar no matter what it means for his body. Find proscar Lloyd is one of those unique receivers that sacrifices his body at any cost. Find proscar We’ve already seen it several times this year; his touchdown catch against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 and a sprawling sideline attempt in Seattle are just a couple examples.
After all, find proscar Lloyd has just one thing in mind when the ball is thrown his way: moving the chains.
“When I was younger, find proscar a lot of the established receivers would rather not catch the ball if they weren’t in a position to catch and run. Find proscar I would rather catch the ball at all costs, find proscar” Lloyd told me in our sit down for Patriots GameDay this Sunday. Find proscar “I want to get the field advancement. Find proscar That’s the only thing on my mind. Find proscar I’m not trying to catch and run or do anything else, find proscar I just want to catch the ball no matter how I do it.”
Of course it helps when he has a guy like “Tom Terrific” firing the football his way. Find proscar The two of them have a unique relationship that is still growing. Find proscar In fact, find proscar Brady has no problem grabbing Lloyd at any time during the day to watch film together.
“He’ll pull me in randomly during the day to watch film, find proscar and make sure I’m seeing what he’s seeing, find proscar” said Lloyd. Find proscar “There’s been a time before the game and he pulled me in there. Find proscar ‘Let’s run this this way, find proscar’ and I said alright. Find proscar That’s how we do it. Find proscar That’s the kind of game I’ve always wanted to play, find proscar because it’s so much beyond backyard football. Find proscar Everything we do is so purposeful; it may be last minute but it’s purposeful.”
After a two touchdown day in London, find proscar Lloyd is now gearing up for Buffalo following the Patriots bye.
- Steve Burton, find proscar seeeeeee ya later!
Tune in to Steve Burton’s 1-on-1 with Lloyd Sunday morning at 11:30am on WBZ-TV’s Patriots GameDay. Find proscar