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 twitter.com/shalisemyoung/…
— 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.