President gives edge to Manning, Colts

Updated: February 7, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says the Indianapolis Colts "have to be favored" in the Super Bowl, even though he has a "soft spot" for the New Orleans Saints.

Obama's Super Bowl prediction was based on his opinion that the Colts have "perhaps the best quarterback in history."

"Peyton Manning is unbelievable," the president told CBS' Katie Couric during a live pre-game interview.

Still, Obama says he has a soft spot for New Orleans, "mainly because of what the city has ...

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