Brandon Lloyd Dispels ‘Chemistry’ Concerns And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts

September 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Brandon Lloyd Dispels ‘Chemistry’ Concerns And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts
" BOSTON (CBS) — The preseason is 97.4 percent useless. It’s valuable for rookies, and it helps the coaches make the tough decisions for the bottom of the depth chart, but that’s about it.

For further proof, you need look no further than one Mr. Brandon Lloyd.

The Pats’ newest receiving threat came to the Patriots with much fanfare, finally providing Tom Brady with a worthy outside option to complement the three-headed tight end/slot receiver monster that worked pretty well in its own right. Add Lloyd to the mix, we all figured, and there’d be touchdowns on every play.

Well, in the preseason, it didn’t work out that way. He had one catch for just 12 yards and looked to not just be on a different page from Brady but on a separate chapter entirely. This, we started to figure, might take some time.

We figured wrong.

Sure, things got off to a rough start when he totally blew a surefire 48-yard touchdown, but that happened while Lloyd was still working through “The Curse of the Patriots’ No "

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