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May 8, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Draft Day Links: Draft Day is finally here

The wait is finally over.

Or is it?

As I wrote today, it’ll surprise absolutely nobody if the Seahawks trade out of the first round and delay making any pick until Friday, when rounds two and three are held.

But maybe the Seahawks will keep it, or maybe they’d even pull the surprise and trade up. At least today we will start to get some answers after the longest pre-draft process ever.

A reminder that the draft begins at 5 p.m. Seattle time. Teams have 10 minutes to make picks but don’t always use all 10. Last year, the first round took three hours and 33 minutes.

So that’d mean Seattle on the clock around 8:30 or so.

Here are a bunch of other links to get the day started. …

— We had plenty of Richard Sherman coverage today, including this column by Larry Stone, this analysis by Jayson Jenks of what makes Sherman so valuable, and my overview of the signing and what it means to the Seahawks.

Adam Jude with some news and notes on prospective UW and other local draftees.

— Missed this the other day, but here’s a good review of Seattle’s recent drafts from ProFootballFocus.com.

— Sherman also said yesterday he doesn’t thinkĀ  the NFL would ban Donald Sterling.

— Here’s an overall preview of the draft, which obviously features a number of really intriguing storylines. It’ll be fun to watch just from afar for Seattle fans tonight.

Mike Freeman the latest to make the case that the Seahawks evaluate talent better than anybody in the NFL.

— USA Today also makes a case for the Seahawks as a good drafting team.

— 538.com argues that draft success is mostly luck, not skill.

— ESPN examines receivers the Seahawks might consider.

— CBSSports.com draft analyst Rob Rang predicts the Seahawks will trade out of the first round.

— Lots of draft odds from SportsBook.com.

— Finally, here are Sherman’s cap numbers:

And some perspective on how that fits with the rest of the cap:

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