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