No, the legendary coach hasn't picked the Saints to win Super Bowl XLIV (in fact, I haven't heard a prediction from him one way or the other).
So what's the big deal?
Apparently, the simulator did a pretty nice job predicting the AFC and NFC Championships. It predicted the Colts to beat the Jets 31-17 (the final was 30-17) and the Saints to earn a 34-31 victory over the Vikings (the final was 31-28 in overtime). You can read more about that here.
About the Super Bowl, ESPN video game editor Jon Robinson wrote: "Down 31-28 with less than two minutes left on the clock, Drew Brees, in a career-defining drive, marched the Saints 78 yards down the field, then delivered the game-winning 11-yard touchdown pass to David Thomas to give New Orleans the shocking 35-31 upset over the Colts."
David Thomas, the backup tight end? Really?
Judging by the predictions from two weeks ago, you should take it to Vegas.
[Video] game highlights of the Saints' upset, in which Brees threw for 299 yards, three TDs and an INT, and was named MVP, can be viewed here.
*In related news, Brees, Reggie Wayne and Jared Allen are the finalists for the cover of Madden NFL 11. A fan vote will decide the winner, slated to be announced around the time of the draft in April.