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By Mike Fine, ventolin in canada The Patriot Ledger
FOXBORO — A week removed from his one-reception performance in a win at Miami, ventolin in canada Brandon Lloyd might have been doing handstands after the Patriots’ 42-14 blowout win over the Houston Texans Monday night at Gillette Stadium.
Lloyd had just resurrected himself with seven catches for 89 yards, ventolin in canada including a season-best 37-yard touchdown reception from Tom Brady. Ventolin in canada He even recovered a fumble in the end zone to cement the game early in the fourth quarter. Ventolin in canada Two touchdowns in the biggest game of the season and Lloyd acted like he’d done nothing more than buy a can of Coke at 7-Eleven. Ventolin in canada It just wasn’t a big deal.
What does the win – the Pats’ seventh straight – say about the team, ventolin in canada he was asked?
“I don’t know, ventolin in canada” he said.
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“Obviously, ventolin in canada the Texans are a good football team and we did a pretty good job of executing for the first half for the most part, ventolin in canada but we still have things we need to improve on, ventolin in canada” he said. Ventolin in canada “I think we had a great week of practice and we did the things that were necessary to come out and execute well and it was a team effort.”
Lloyd was obviously practicing the Patriots’ way of saying something but saying nothing, ventolin in canada which is a shame since he was quite enthusiastic earlier in the season. Ventolin in canada It was a shame because he certainly had something to celebrate after this decisive win.
At 2:49 of the first quarter, ventolin in canada the Pats having scored on a Brady-to-Aaron Hernandez 7-yard pass, ventolin in canada Lloyd headed out into the flats and kept on running. Ventolin in canada Brady lofted a perfectly arched ball that fell into Lloyd’s hands, ventolin in canada and he was off for the end zone, ventolin in canada giving the Pats a 14-0 start. Ventolin in canada “Yeah that was definitely a scheme play, ventolin in canada” he said, ventolin in canada “and we worked hard on that all week and when the opportunity presented itself and coach (Josh) McDaniels called it at the right time, ventolin in canada and we were able to take advantage of it.”
“That was well executed, ventolin in canada” said coach Bill Belichick. Ventolin in canada “That was great protection, ventolin in canada great run fake, ventolin in canada and Brandon got a couple of steps behind the secondary and Tom hit him. Ventolin in canada The players did a good job on that.”
Not only was it big for the team, ventolin in canada but also for Lloyd. Ventolin in canada A week earlier he’d been targeted only once, ventolin in canada capping a six-game string of games in which he came up with only 16 receptions. Ventolin in canada In the first six games of the season he came up with 34.
There were questions about his ability to create separation from defenders, ventolin in canada and even his ability to mesh with Brady, ventolin in canada so this performance seemed to slam the door on those thoughts. Ventolin in canada Yet Lloyd said he had no idea how involved he’d be for this game. Ventolin in canada He said he had no thoughts about having such a big game, ventolin in canada either. Ventolin in canada “I don’t know how many yards I had.”
As for clicking with Brady once again: “I mean, ventolin in canada we’re just executing the plays. Ventolin in canada I haven’t seen the film, ventolin in canada but I don’t really have any comments about it right now.”
Lloyd kept his head in the game nicely, ventolin in canada though, ventolin in canada and when Danny Woodhead made a nice run, ventolin in canada only to have the ball poked out of his hands 45 seconds into the fourth quarter, ventolin in canada Lloyd was on the spot to fall on the ball in the end zone.
“I don’t know, ventolin in canada” he said, ventolin in canada when asked about that play. Ventolin in canada “It was a screen pass and I’m just doing my best to block downfield and the ball popped out. Ventolin in canada Pretty much all I know right now. Ventolin in canada As long as it puts points on the board. Ventolin in canada It doesn’t really matter how they come.”
Not too high, ventolin in canada not too low, ventolin in canada that’s how Lloyd played the game Monday night. Ventolin in canada We’ll never know exactly how he feels about the performance or about his team. Ventolin in canada “I don’t know. Ventolin in canada I think coach Bill has a better gauge on the pulse of the team, ventolin in canada” he said.
Mike Fine may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.