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Welcome to the 2010 NFL draft

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The first round of the NFL draft is upon us. Reporters here at the Buffalo Bills headquarters are anxious to get rolling after so many weeks of speculation, rumors and research.

The Bills own the AFC East's earliest selection, ninth overall. ESPN draftnik Todd McShay believes that will be a critical spot within the first round and determine how the rest of the first round unfolds.

Will the Bills select Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen? Will they take an offensive tackle? Will they grab Tennessee nose tackle Dan Williams? Will they trade the pick?

A lot of possibilities for new general manager Buddy Nix's first draft.

But we're not limited to Bills coverage on the AFC East blog. Picks from all four teams will be analyzed here.

For additional coverage, don't forget to check out ESPNBoston.com and ESPNNewYork.com.

ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss is all over the New England Patriots from the Gillette Stadium press box.

And I'm pleased to welcome former New York Daily News reporter Rich Cimini to the ESPN family. He will be covering the New York Jets' draft from their facility in Florham Park, N.J.

ESPNNewYork.com's Jane McManus is on the scene at Radio City Music Hall.

And if after you've clicked on all those features and neither your hard drive nor your brain has exploded, jump into ESPN.com's NFL DraftcCast 2010, which includes a mosh chat with all eight divisional bloggers, Scouts Inc. analysts Matt Williamson and Jeremy Green and Twitter feeds from ESPN reporters Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Trey Wingo.