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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Brady the latest to cover up Nike swoosh

By Paul Lukas

Remember the fuss about Robert Griffin III covering up the Nike swoosh on his base-layer shirt, which earned him a scolding from the NFL?

Turns out he's not alone.

The latest star quarterback to engage in a swoosh-ectomy is Tom Brady, who appeared at a Wednesday media session with a strip of tape covering the Nike logo on his sweatshirt:

Brady doesn't miss a detail - white tape on his sleeve covers Nike swoosh & he's Under Armour guy…

— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) September 26, 2012

Brady has an endorsement deal with Under Armour, which explains the cover-up move. Of course, he can't conceal the swooshes on his game jersey, so he gets a mulligan on that one. But check this out: He's been wearing Nike Pro Combat underwear! You can bet that isn't going to go over well with Brady's endorsement partners -- he's taking the "Under" out of Under Armour.