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NFL Draft 2011: Live First Round Coverage Begins At 5 P.M. On ESPN

The 2011 NFL Draft gets underway on Thursday in prime-time from Radio City Music Hall in New York. The NFL Draft will be a three-day event again this year, with the first round set to take place Thursday, the second and third rounds set for Friday and the final four rounds scheduled for Saturday. For NFL fans, it's Christmas in April as all the buildup and speculation comes to an end and teams announce their selections to the world.

The Seattle Seahawks pick 25th on Thursday by virtue of their second-round NFL playoff exit. But with the draft just hours away, we still don't have a clue what Pete Carroll and John Schneider will do with pick No. 25. There have been reports the Seahawks are trying to trade down and the team has also been linked to just about every prospect projected to go in the mid- to late-first round.

Throughout the day, we'll be tracking the latest news and rumors as they relate to the Seahawks draft day moves, be it trade speculation, firm player projections or any other draft-related notes. The beginning of the NFL Draft is a hectic time, so we'll be here to parse the information and get it out as quickly as possible. But we're not alone.

For the Seahawks' side of things, Danny Kelly has been doing phenomenal work at Field Gulls. Kelly has been tracking the Seahawks ahead of the draft and is all caught-up to speed on where the team stands ahead of Thursday's first round. SB Nation's Mocking the Draft has also gone to great lengths to give readers a solid foundation to work with for the draft. Finally, SB Nation will be tracking all the action on the 2011 NFL Draft hub.

We'll be back with more draft day news as the day progresses. Stay with our 2011 NFL Draft StoryStream for up-to-the-minute news as the Seahawks prepare to make their pick.