By Steve Burton, order voltaren WBZ-TV Sports
November 3, order voltaren 2012 6:00 AM
Watch Video: Patriots GameDay: Things To Know About Brandon Lloyd
BOSTON (CBS) – Getting to know Brandon Lloyd, order voltaren I found out some interesting things about the Patriots receiver.
If he wasn’t playing football, order voltaren he would be smack dab in front of the camera. Order voltaren He loves television broadcasting, order voltaren and those are his plans after football. Order voltaren After all, order voltaren 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, order voltaren although he could easily do that. Order voltaren Lloyd wouldn’t mind hosting Entertainment Tonight if given the chance.
But for now, order voltaren he’ll stick with catching the football, order voltaren no matter what it means for his body. Order voltaren Lloyd is one of those unique receivers that sacrifices his body at any cost. Order voltaren 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, order voltaren Lloyd has just one thing in mind when the ball is thrown his way: moving the chains.
“When I was younger, order voltaren a lot of the established receivers would rather not catch the ball if they weren’t in a position to catch and run. Order voltaren I would rather catch the ball at all costs, order voltaren” Lloyd told me in our sit down for Patriots GameDay this Sunday. Order voltaren “I want to get the field advancement. Order voltaren That’s the only thing on my mind. Order voltaren I’m not trying to catch and run or do anything else, order voltaren 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. Order voltaren The two of them have a unique relationship that is still growing. Order voltaren In fact, order voltaren 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, order voltaren and make sure I’m seeing what he’s seeing, order voltaren” said Lloyd. Order voltaren “There’s been a time before the game and he pulled me in there. Order voltaren ‘Let’s run this this way, order voltaren’ and I said alright. Order voltaren That’s how we do it. Order voltaren That’s the kind of game I’ve always wanted to play, order voltaren because it’s so much beyond backyard football. Order voltaren Everything we do is so purposeful; it may be last minute but it’s purposeful.”
After a two touchdown day in London, order voltaren Lloyd is now gearing up for Buffalo following the Patriots bye.
- Steve Burton, order voltaren 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. Order voltaren