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By Christopher Price | WEEI.com Blog Network FOXBORO — Brandon Lloyd has been around Tom Brady for a relatively short time — especially when it comes to the postseason — but the veteran wide receiver has come away impressed at the way the quarterback prepares for the postseason. Lloyd, heart pain who finished his first full season with the Patriots with 74 catches for 911 yards and four touchdowns, heart pain said that when it comes to prep work, heart pain the quarterback treats each game the same. “It’s the same preparation, heart pain the same commitment, heart pain the same commitment to developing relationships with the pass catchers, heart pain with the offensive line, heart pain” Lloyd said Wednesday afternoon. Heart pain “We still get our one-on-one time and routes and one-on-one time in film study. Heart pain So he does that with all of the players and he spends a lot of time with us. Heart pain You get that during the regular season and he is still doing that now. Heart pain So it is the same.” When it comes to what has surprised Lloyd the most about Brady, heart pain he said it all comes back to the work. “I think how detailed his work ethic is, heart pain” Lloyd said. Heart pain “We all work hard and we all say that we do work hard. Heart pain We like to think that the best players are the hardest workers and Tom proved that when I got here.” Like fellow veteran Aqib Talib, heart pain Lloyd is going through his first postseason experience. Even though he said there were “no nerves, heart pain no jitters” when it came to his first career playoff game, heart pain he said Wednesday he takes a page out of Brady’s book and uses the same “one-game-at-a-time” approach that got him through his first full season in New England. “That’s how I have been approaching it, heart pain” said Lloyd, heart pain who had five catches for 32 yards and a touchdown in Sunday’s divisional playoff win over the Texans. Heart pain “It seems like ever since Thanksgiving there have been the biggest games of my career, heart pain and it’s not changing now in the playoffs. Heart pain The approach that I’ve always taken in my career, heart pain regardless of the magnitude of the game, heart pain is to approach it like it is a regular game, heart pain and that’s been helpful for me.” Source: http://itiswhatitis.weei.com/sports/newengland/football/patriots/2013/01/16/brandon-lloyd-when-it-comes-to-playoffs-tom-brady-is-all-about-work/