It’s not often that a player goes on national radio and openly markets himself to one team.
Then again, Brandon Lloyd isn’t like every other player.
The nine-year veteran is the definition of a journeyman, having played for five teams since he entered the league as a fourth-round pick in 2003. After improving his numbers during his first three years as a 49er, Lloyd was an utter bust in Washington and nondescript in his lone season in Chicago.
When he signed with the Broncos, it looked like more of the same for the talented, but inconsistent deep threat. He lasted only two games in 2009 but thanks to Josh McDaniels, he burst onto the scene in 2010, leading the league with 1,448 receiving yards.
After being traded to the Rams, Lloyd was re-united with McDaniels and finished the 2011 season with 51 receptions for 683 yards in 10 starts.
Unfortunately for Lloyd, his strong play in 2010 and 2011 didn’t result in a huge market for his services. Questions lingered about his commitm...