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Brandon Lloyd, Josh Johnson make squad; Adam Snyder among cuts

The 49ers reduced their roster to 53 players with several players who had been on the proverbial bubble, including quarterback Josh Johnson and receiver Brandon Lloyd, making the cut, at least for now. The day also was kind to a pair of upstarts -- undrafted rookies Dillon Farrell, an offensive lineman, and James McCray, a safety. Farrell is one of just seven healthy offensive linemen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option

WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers has come out and said that Johnson has done an “outstanding job” this preseason and that he “feels good about him beong on the 53-man roster.” To make the team Johnson most likely will have to beat out Lloyd for the WR3 spot on the team as neither are good special...
Via FF Locker Room
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd expected to make 49ers roster

AP PhotoFormer Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd took 2013 off after spending the year before with the team. He used that time off to star in the huge straight to DVD summer blockbuster "After Effect"Unfortunately for all of us his movie career didn't take off. But he was able to fall back into football and has spent training camp with the San Francisco 49ers. According...
Via Patriots Life
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Lloyd has a good chance at making the 49ers roster

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport,  Brandon Lloyd has a really good chance at making the 49ers roster. Sounds like #49ers WR Brandon Lloyd has a real good chance to make the team. He’s fitting in, which is just as good news. Bonded with Boldin — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 20, 2014 Let’s face it,  the Niners need Lloyd.  After Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree...
Via Pro Football Zone
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd fitting in with 49ers, could crack roster

Getty Images The San Francisco 49ers signed Brandon Lloyd to a contract for the veteran minimum this offseason in an effort to see if the 33-year-old has anything in the tank. Thus far Lloyd has fit in with the 49ers and bonded with Anquan Boldin reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. While Lloyd is nothing more than a depth chart filler for the 49ers right now he coul d still be...
Via Tireball.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Bills, Colts, Cowboys, Jets, Rams, & Saints

  49ers It “sounds like” veteran WR Brandon Lloyd has a “real good chance” of making the 53-man roster. (Ian Rapoport) Bengals RB Rex Burkhead was see on crutches and sporting a knee brace at the team on Monday. (Paul Dehner Jr) Bills The Bills are reportedly entering the “final stage” of sale and a new owner is expected to be in place by October. (Associated...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury Report: Crabtree, Lloyd to Miss Two Weeks

Sean McMahon Did the 49ers "dodge a bullet" with Michael Crabtree? What's going on with Brandon Lloyd? Join me as I shed light on the suddenly thin 49ers' receiver core. The post Injury Report: Crabtree, Lloyd to Miss Two Weeks appeared first on 49ersLife.com.
Via 49erslife.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd is making an impression at 49ers camp

The curious case of Brandon Lloyd was a test in the waters that simply did not work out for the Patriots. A talented wide receiver, Lloyd failed to bring in the electric play-making ability that New England fans thought they were guaranteed when he signed with the Pats. After a few flashy plays and a slightly above average (if that) season in Foxboro, Lloyd quickly found himself...
Via Patriots Life
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Impressed by Brandon Lloyd’s ‘Film Study’

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh seems to be one of the oddest characters in the entire league. He’s also a tough coach when it comes to expectations for his players on the football field and in practice. So it seemed to make sense that Harbaugh would struggle to start and maintain a relationship with new 49ers wide receiver Brand Lloyd, who is in his second stint with...
Via Sportsnaut
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd putting on a show during film sessions

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd is apparently putting on a show during film and study sessions. “He’s entertaining,” said fellow receiver Anquan Boldin to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com. “He’s animated.” According to 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, Lloyd likes to jump up and mentally go through plays at his desk. “He does this thing in meetings that...
Via Sports-Glory
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd Impresses Harbaugh in the Classroom and Carlos Hyde ‘Gets Football’

Jim Harbaugh is a big fan of Brandon Lloyd. The San Francisco 49ers head coach said that “right off the bat” that he and Lloyd became “friends” and “allies.” Not only has the veteran wide receiver impressed Harbaugh on the practice fields, but he’s also caught his attention in the classroom. “He does this thing in meeting, I have not seen before.” “He’ll be...
Via BaySportsNet
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The wait was well worth it for WR Lloyd

It took a year, but veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd finally found what he was looking for: a second chance at playing for the 49ers. Lloyd sat out last season despite catching 74 passes for 911 yards and four touchdowns for the New England Patriots in 2012 in hopes the 49ers came calling. It wasn’t as if Lloyd, 33, had lost a step or any of the ability that enabled him to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd on Return to 49ers: ‘I Didn’t Explore Any Other Options’

  Brandon Lloyd follows a simple three-step plan. “Not to let the playbook defeat me. To give maximum effort every time and make the plays,” explained Lloyd following the San Francisco 49ers training camp practice on Tuesday. So far, that approach has been working out quite well for the veteran wide receiver. Lloyd has been drawing praise from his coaches and teammates for how...
Via BaySportsNet
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers hint they’ll throw more in 2014

49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman hinted that they’ll pass the ball more in 2014 now that they’ve added more weapons at receiver this offseason. “We kind of went through everything we’ve done and really kind of stripped it back down to its most element basic parts and (started) over at square one,” he said, via the San Francisco Chronicle. “I would say, I think it’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who gets bumped if Lloyd makes 49ers?

When news first broke that Brandon Lloyd was planning a comeback with the San Francisco 49ers this season after taking last year off to make a zombie flick, there was plenty of reason to be skeptical. After all, he's a year removed from playing football and will be 33 years old this season. However, he has looked spry and ready to roll by most accounts this offseason. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick, Brandon Lloyd quickly building chemistry

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com says it looks like 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and veteran receiver Brandon Lloyd are quickly building chemistry with one another. Kaepernick appears to have built good chemistry with Lloyd in a short period of time. Lloyd, 32, did not play last season. In his previous three seasons, he caught a combined 20 touchdown passes in stints with Denver...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd’s Contract With The 49ers Believed To Be Worth The Veteran Minimum

  According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Brandon Lloyd‘s contract with the 49ers is believed to be a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum. Florio adds that Lloyd’s contract could include some incentives as well. The 49ers were reportedly looking for more competition at their No. 3 receiver position to go along with second-year receiver Quinton Patton, so it...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd A Niner Again

The San Francisco 49ers have been in the headlines over the past few weeks. They made headlines once again this afternoon. This time the headline was something more on the positive side of things when they announced that they have agreed to a one year deal with wide receiver Brandon Lloyd. Lloyd is a former 49ers fourth round draft pick. He was not in the NFL last year but this...
Via BaySportsNet
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wide Receiver Brandon Lloyd Signs 1-Year Deal with 49ers

Sean McMahon Wide Receiver Brandon Lloyd Signs 1-Year Deal with 49ers Finally, news that doesn’t require handcuffs. According to a report issued by the team earlier today, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has shed the bonds of retirement to join the 49ers’ wide receiver unit in 2014: #49ers welcome back WR Brandon Lloyd (@mrblloyd), SF’s fourth-round pick in 2003. PHOTOS: http...
Via 49erslife.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to one-year deal

After sitting out the 2013 NFL season, veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. Lloyd spent the first three years of his career with the 49ers, who selected him in the fourth-round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Lloyd most recently played with the New England Patriots […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd gives up on zombie killing, signs a one-year deal with the 49ers

Remember when Brandon Lloyd gave up on football to become a zombie slayer?Well, under a year later, the situation has flipped. The former Patriot, Bronco, Bear, Ram, Redskin and 49er has signed a one year deal to return to where it all started, San Francisco.49ers announced they have signed WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 15, 2014It'...
Via Patriots Life
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd

The San Francisco 49ers have added some depth and great hands to the receiving corp.   Former Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has come out of retirement to accept a one year deal from the 49ers. #49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to one-year contract. READ: http://t.co/KngO56bJL5 pic.twitter.com/cx0rPV5kq4 — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) April 15, 2014 Lloyd had 74 catches, 911...
Via Thacover2
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd, 49ers Agree To One-Year Contract After Year Off From NFL

Former New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd is back in the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that they signed Lloyd to a one-year contract. Lloyd spent the 2013 season away from football after the Patriots declined to pick up his contract option following a season with 74 catches for 911 yards with four touchdowns. He has 385 career receptions for 5...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd To 1-Year Deal

Getty Images Brandon Lloyd was out of football last season, as he stayed waiting in free agency, while no team called.  He most recently was a member of the New England Patriots, where he did not meet expectations on the field, and struggled to keep himself as a good figure in the locker room.  This led to his cut from New England, and his stint as a free agent. The San Francisco...
Via TopSportsReport
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd

  The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have signed veteran WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal on Tuesday. #49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to one-year contract. READ: http://t.co/KngO56bJL5 pic.twitter.com/cx0rPV5kq4 — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) April 15, 2014 The idea of the 49ers signing Lloyd came up last week as they are reportedly looking for more competition at their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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