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Former Patriot Brandon Lloyd trying his hand at acting

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd smiles during a media availability in front of his locker at the NFL football team's facility in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Former Patriots receiver Brandon LLoyd, who turned down a recent offer from the receiver-starved Patriots, has chosen a new line of work: acting. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)Credit: AP

Former Patriots receiver Brandon LLoyd, who turned down a recent offer from the receiver-starved Patriots, has chosen a new line of work: acting.

Lloyd will be in a made-for-DVD zombie thriller with Daniel Baldwin called “After Effect,’’ according to MassLive.com.

Lloyd has said he was neither physically nor mentally prepared to play football, and now we know why.

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Lloyd, 32, had a productive season in New England in 2012, with 74 receptions for 911 yards and four touchdowns. However, he was waived by the Patriots, who saved $3 million in a roster bonus.

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