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Is Brett Favre sports' biggest turncoat?

Originally Published: October 5, 2009
By Matthew Iles | Special to Page 2

When American colonists declared independence and flipped the bird to the British crown, it was an act of righteous defiance that gave birth to the greatest nation on Earth.

But when Benedict Arnold acted on his beliefs and switched sides in the heat of battle, he was remembered as a cowardly turncoat and the king of all backstabbers.

History is always kinder to the victor. The same is true today, perhaps more so considering the stakes. Sure, the Revolutionary War was ...

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