By Steve Silva, order levlen Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, order levlen who had his first two touchdown game as a Patriot.
One touchdown was a perfectly executed pass play that looked like a run at the start. Order levlen The other was a pass-play-turned-fumble where Lloyd happened to be in the right place at the right time.
For his first touchdown, order levlen Tom Brady found Lloyd wide open in the middle of the field after the Patriots QB faked a handoff and Lloyd blew past the confused Texans defense that bit on the run. Order levlen Lloyd breezed into the end zone and the Patriots went up 14-0 in in the first quarter of what would be an eventual 42-14 demolition of Houston.
“That was definitely a scheme play, order levlen” Lloyd said. Order levlen “We worked hard on that all week, order levlen and when the opportunity presented itself, order levlen Coach [Josh] McDaniels called it at the right time and we were able to take advantage of it.”
Lloyd's second touchdown came on a fumble recovery in the end zone, order levlen after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Order levlen Texans defensive lineman J.J. Order levlen Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, order levlen where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, order levlen we do our best to block downfield, order levlen and unfortunately the ball popped out, order levlen” Lloyd said. Order levlen “But we were there to make the play.”
Lloyd played the role of the humble team player after the game.
“Obviously the Texans are a really good football team, order levlen" he said. Order levlen "We did a pretty good job of executing in the first half, order levlen for the most part, order levlen but we still have things that we need to improve on. Order levlen I think we had a great week of practice and we did things that were necessary to come out and execute well. Order levlen It was a team effort.”
Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, order levlen his second-highest total of the season.