Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/21/12

DENVER - JANUARY 03: Brandon Lloyd #84 of the Denver Broncos heads for the sidelines against the Kansas City Chiefs during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on January 3, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Chiefs defeated the Broncos 44-24. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Foxboro, MA (Sports Network) - The New England Patriots officially announced the signing of free agent wide receiver Brandon Lloyd on Tuesday among four other moves. The Patriots also re-signed offensive lineman Dan Connolly and signed tight end Daniel Fells and defensive end Jonathan Fanene, both free agents. They released linebacker Christian Cox. The Lloyd signing had been reported for days. The 30-year-old receiver is two seasons removed from catching 77 passes for an NFL-best 1,448 yards and 11 touchdowns -- all career highs -- with the Denver Broncos. He was traded Oct. 17 to St. Louis for a conditional draft pick and played 11 games for the Rams, grabbing 51 balls for 683 yards and five touchdowns. Lloyd had 70 catches for 966 yards in 15 games overall for St. Louis and Denver last season and owns career numbers of 311 receptions for 4,784 yards and 31 touchdowns. Connolly played 13 games for the Patriots last season, starting 11, while Fells had 19 catches for 256 yard...
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