Originally Posted by theogt
The 49ers want to play a 3-4. Carriker is the perfect 3-4 DE. Anderson could probably play the position, but would have to put on some weight. Even with 10-15 extra pounds on him, he'd probably still be better than Carriker, though, so you're right.
Perhaps, I know any honest person was shocked when Indy took Edgerrin James before Ricky Williams however so who knows.