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ICYMI: Chargers didn't have Ravens OT Ronnie Stanley in mind at all

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Recently, the San Diego Chargers notified the media that before the draft, the team was happy to see rumors swirling around the organization that the Chargers were going to select offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley with the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

The Chargers ended up selecting defensive lineman Joey Bosa with the third overall pick and Chargers President of Football Operations John Spanos noted was happy with the way things played out as he discussed via Chargers.com.

Sometimes when you hear rumors, you can piece together where it came from," Chargers President of Football Operations John Spanos told the team's website. "In the specific case of the Ronnie Stanley rumor, I have no clue where that came from. So I was really amused, and I didn't feel a need to set the record straight. I just sat back and enjoyed the false speculation."

Right about now, the Baltimore Ravens are enjoying this situation as well as the team selected Stanley with the sixth overall pick. However, the Chargers shouldn't smile too much this early because, during the 2015 season, quarterback Phillip Rivers was sacked 40 times and he is a guy who has been dealing back issues in recent years.

Adding a quality offensive tackle like Stanley would have helped add depth to the  Chargers offensive line, but the Ravens are not complaining at this point.