The outset of the 2022 NFL Draft in Las Vegas had a definite defensive flavor.

The first five players selected Thursday night play on the defensive side of the ball, beginning with the Jacksonville Jaguars using the No. 1 overall pick on Georgia edge rusher Travon Walker.

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