The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos

Peyton Manning’s best receiver joined him on the field before the big game.

Denver Broncos fan Tricia Wintersteen poses for a photo before the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is taking a day off from the “Let’s Move” campaign while enjoying theSuper Bowl.

The campaign, led by First Lady Michelle Obama, is focused on curbing obesity, but she admits that the first family takes “Let’s Move” rules off the table for the big game.

President Barack Obama says the Obamas will watch the game with a regular group of friends. The president says they’ll eat wings, pizza and nachos. He says there’s also a vegetable tray “that nobody touches.”

Michelle Obama says the football game’s serious watchers go to the Treaty Room of the White House. She also says there’s a champagne room “where you really don’t know what’s going on, but you’re close to the champagne.”

The president and first lady spoke before the game to CBS News’ Gayle King.

Peyton and Marvin

Peyton Manning’s best receiver joined him on the field before the big game.

Marvin Harrison, who was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, greeted Manning during pre-game warmups. Harrison played his entire career with the Indianapolis Colts, including 11 seasons with Manning.

Harrison was joined on the field by Tony Dungy, who also was elected into the Hall of Fame on Saturday. Dungy, Manning and Harrison led the Colts to a Super Bowl title nine years ago.


— Rob Maaddi reporting from Santa Clara

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments are closed.