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, free acompliex" Harbaugh said Monday, free acompliex "the way he gained the leveraged back and made that reception."
As Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman know, free acompliex this is nothing new for Lloyd. Free acompliex 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, free acompliex contorting his body, free acompliex making plays wherever he had played."
Well, free acompliex coaches, free acompliex 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. Free acompliex Louis Rams cornerback DaeJuan Groce in the second quarter on Nov. Free acompliex 2, free acompliex 2003 in San Francisco.
Lloyd, free acompliex right, free acompliex makes a one-handed catch while being defended by Seattle Seahawks' Kelly Herndon, free acompliex left, free acompliex in the first half on Nov. Free acompliex 20, free acompliex 2005, free acompliex in San Francisco.
Lloyd out-jumps Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant (23) to catch a pass on November 20, free acompliex 2005, free acompliex in San Francisco.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Torrie Cox (27) upends Lloyd on a second-half reception attempt on Nov. Free acompliex 19, free acompliex 2006 in Tampa, free acompliex Fla. Free acompliex Lloyd dropped the ball when he hit the ground... Free acompliex but we give him credit for the catch.
5. Free acompliex Chicago Bears
Lloyd catches a touchdown pass over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ronde Barber during the fourth quarter on Sept. Free acompliex 21, free acompliex 2008 in Chicago.
6. Free acompliex Denver Broncos
Lloyd makes the catch over Kansas City Chiefs defensive backs Donald Washington (27) and Brandon Carr (39) on Nov. Free acompliex 14, free acompliex 2010 in Denver.
7. Free acompliex St. Free acompliex Louis Rams
Lloyd makes a one-handed catch against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. Free acompliex 13, free acompliex 2011, free acompliex in Cleveland.
8. Free acompliex New England Patriots
For the Pats, free acompliex Lloyd dove during the first half of the AFC Championship game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, free acompliex Mass. Free acompliex on Jan. Free acompliex 20, free acompliex 2013.