If Myles Jack thought his seven-month hiatus from football was agonizing, just imagine how he felt Thursday night sitting backstage at Auditorium Theatre.
The former UCLA linebacker, who might have been the NFL draft's premier defensive player had he not suffered a knee injury last fall, was dressed to the nines — and dropping into the teens, the 20s and ultimately out of the first round.
The final indignity: His hometown Seattle Seahawks passed on him with the last pick of the night, scared off by the findings of doctors that there's more to Jack's surgically repaired right knee than merely a torn meniscus. Jack, accompanied to the event by his mother, La Sonjia, left...
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) stands over Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) after he was sacked by Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) during the first half at Ford Field in Detroit.