By Steve Silva, voltaren emulgel Boston.com Staff
FOXBOROUGH – It was a big night for Brandon Lloyd, voltaren emulgel 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. Voltaren emulgel 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, voltaren emulgel 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. Voltaren emulgel 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, voltaren emulgel” Lloyd said. Voltaren emulgel “We worked hard on that all week, voltaren emulgel and when the opportunity presented itself, voltaren emulgel 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, voltaren emulgel after Danny Woodhead lost the ball after catching a screen pass early in the fourth quarter. Voltaren emulgel Texans defensive lineman J.J. Voltaren emulgel Watt punched the ball out of Woodhead's arms and it bounced 13 yards into the end zone, voltaren emulgel where Lloyd grabbed it like he was pulling in a Brady pass.
“Just a screen pass, voltaren emulgel we do our best to block downfield, voltaren emulgel and unfortunately the ball popped out, voltaren emulgel” Lloyd said. Voltaren emulgel “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, voltaren emulgel" he said. Voltaren emulgel "We did a pretty good job of executing in the first half, voltaren emulgel for the most part, voltaren emulgel but we still have things that we need to improve on. Voltaren emulgel I think we had a great week of practice and we did things that were necessary to come out and execute well. Voltaren emulgel It was a team effort.”
Lloyd caught seven passes for 89 yards, voltaren emulgel his second-highest total of the season.