As the Patriots offense struggled vs. the Jets on Thursday quarterback Tom Brady had one of his worst statistical performances in some time going 19 for 39 for 185 yards and a touchdown -- the first time he completed less than half of his passes in four years.

The team escaped an inferior opponent for the second-straight week and it was telling how frustrated Brady was with most of his receivers. With the exception of Julian Edelman the receivers (notably rookies Aaron Dobson and Kenbrell Thompkins) struggled to make catches and run the routes Brady was expecting.

Afterward Brady said he had to control himself a little better and he was asked if he was worried that showing his frustration in such visible ways could be counterproductive.

“Yeah it does” he said. “I think I have to do a better job with my body language. I definitely can improve that. I wouldn't say it's a real strong point of mine right now. We'll just try to keep doing better. That's what we've got to do.”