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The time Eli Manning flipped "Elite" question on David Letterman

David Letterman has been on-air for all four of the New York Giants' Super Bowl seasons.

Now if they win another one, they'll have to do it without him.

After three decades of broadcasting from New York, the legendary talk show host is retiring with a final taping of Late Night to be aired on Wednesday.

Over the course of his 6,000 broadcasts, the Indianapolis native has welcomed Giants as guests of the show, ranging from Michael Strahan to Frank Gifford, Phil Simms, Lawrence Tynes and, most recently, Eli Manning after winning Super Bowl XLVI.

That's when the two-time Super Bowl MVP delivered the line of the night in response to Letterman asking about the "elite" question that followed him throughout the 2007 season.

"It's like someone asking you, 'Are you an elite talk show host?'" said Manning, who was also a guest in the wake of Super Bowl XLII and in 2004 shortly after he was drafted first overall. "What would you say? What would you say? I'm sure you think you're pretty good at this."

Indeed he was.

Take a look at highlights from Letterman's guests over the years, including comedian Bill Murray attempting a "billion-dollar" field goal dressed head to toe in Giants gear.

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