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Brandon’s a very prideful guy,” Gibbs said. “He would like to play a whole lot and be a big part of what we do. When he demonstrates what he can do on a consistent basis — he’s heading in the right direction — we’ll be real pleased with his progress. You learn from all kinds of experiences.

Brandon worked extremely hard in the offseason. He looked very good in the OTA days. I feel good about him and his ability. Brandon’s a guy that needs to take a step up for us to get to where we want to be and I have every confidence that he’ll do that. We invested a lot in Brandon Lloyd, and I would certainly hope that he has a great year. There’s no reason to think he wouldn’t.”