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