Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson
Anderson could count on a starting job with his starters' money with the Ravens. San Diego was very interested in Anderson, but as a backup.
The Chargers like starting right tackle Jeromy Clary and they wanted Anderson as an insurance policy. San Diego is not necessarily hunting for offensive linemen but figured it would take a shot at getting him. Anderson's agent, Terry Bolar, said signing with San Diego was a viable choice for Anderson but in the end, Baltimore was the best opportunity.