03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Tom Brady: Gisele Bundchen Marriage, Kids Don't Hurt My Career

Tom Brady has a message to critics who say the Patriots' recent losses have anything to do with his personal life: Back off!

"Hopefully because I got married, that doesn't effect the way I play quarterback," Brady, 32, said in his weekly radio interview with the Dennis & Callahan show on WEEI Sports Radio. "That's not something I've thought much about ... That my performance as a football player is going to go down because I got married or I had children."

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