Lloyd provides meeting room theatre

July, 30, 2014
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- NFL training camp meetings can tend to get monotonous.

However, the San Francisco 49ers wide receivers' meeting room is never dull, thanks to Brandon Lloyd.

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“He’s entertaining,” said fellow receiver Anquan Boldin, almost doubled over while laughing. “He’s animated.”

Apparently, Lloyd, who is in his second stint with the 49ers, puts on quite a show in meetings. During film and study sessions, according to a hilarious story relayed by 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh on Wednesday, Lloyd will jump up and mentally go through plays at his desk.

“He does this thing in meetings that I have not seen before,” Harbaugh said. “He’ll be sitting in his chair watching the tape, and go through his route. And all of a sudden here comes a swim move, you know, or a slap of the arm and then sometimes he’ll stand up and, you know, it’s a jab step. It’s in his mind how he’s beating press as he takes a mental rep watching the tape. It’s pretty much the whole meeting. He’s talking to himself … I love it, just love it.”

In fact, Harbaugh, a former NFL quarterback, is a bit jealous. Why didn’t he come up with the idea?

“Wish I had seen that earlier in my career and could've adopted that into my meeting game,” Harbaugh said. “This might be one of the neatest things I’ve ever seen.”

Bill Williamson | email

ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter

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