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Travaris Cadet | Running Back

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Appalachian State
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With Pierre Thomas (ribs) inactive, Travaris Cadet caught 2-of-4 targets for nine yards in the Saints' Week 17 win over the Bucs.
Cadet was the Saints' primary pass-catching back, but was actually out-gained 22-9 by Khiry Robinson through the air. With Thomas signed affordably for 2015, Cadet should be returning as a reserve, even if Mark Ingram is allowed to walk in free agency. Sun, Dec 28, 2014 08:43:00 PM

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Saints declared RB Travaris Cadet inactive for Week 16 against the Falcons.

Cadet does not have much of an offensive role with Pierre Thomas back healthy, but it is still a surprise he is inactive. Thomas is a nice FLEX play in PPR formats. Saints also declared WR Seantavius Jones, CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste, S Jamarca Sanford, ILB Moises Fokou, NT Lawrence Virgil and OT Terron Armstead inactive for Week 16.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 11:42:00 AM

Travaris Cadet (hamstring) is listed as probable for Week 12.

Cadet was held out on Wednesday, but is on track to play after practicing the last two days. His role in the pass game will be reduced with Pierre Thomas returning. Cadet isn't on the Week 12 fantasy radar.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 03:09:00 PM

Travaris Cadet (hamstring) returned to a limited practice on Friday.

He now looks on track to play on Monday night against the Ravens. With Pierre Thomas (shoulder) due back, however, Cadet's role will likely be reduced.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 04:14:00 PM

Travaris Cadet missed Thursday's practice with a hamstring injury.

It's a new injury for Pierre Thomas' fill-in. As usual, the Saints haven't offered any clues as to Cadet's status, so for now he can only be considered questionable for Monday's game against the Ravens. The fact that the Saints waived Brian Leonard earlier this week could be a sign they expect Cadet to suit up for Week 12, but that's pure speculation. His practice status will be updated on Friday.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 04:58:00 PM

Travaris Cadet caught 4-of-5 targets for 31 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals.

Cadet was held without a gain on his lone rushing attempt. Doing a poor Pierre Thomas impression during Thomas' (shoulder) extended absence, Cadet isn't a legitimate RB3.
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 05:28:00 PM

Travaris Cadet rushed twice for nine yards in the Saints' Week 10 loss to the 49ers, adding three catches for an additional 18 yards.

The game was largely a carbon copy of Cadet's Week 9. Cadet has taken on Pierre Thomas' (shoulder) role, but not his fantasy value. That will remain the case for Week 11 if Thomas remains sidelined.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 06:56:00 PM

Travaris Cadet rushed twice for one yard in New Orleans' Week 9 win over the Panthers, adding three catches for an additional 39 yards.

Not the night FLEX night streamers had in mind, though it wasn't a total disaster for PPR purposes. The question now for Cadet's middling RB3 value is if Pierre Thomas (shoulder) will be back for Week 10. Cadet is far from a must hold if you're in a roster bind.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:15:00 AM

Travaris Cadet caught four passes for 40 yards in Sunday night's Week 8 win over the Packers.

He added one carry for seven yards. Cadet got most of his yardage on a 16-yard screen in the second quarter. The Saints used Mark Ingram in a near every-down role, leaving Cadet to situational work on pass downs. With Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas sidelined, Cadet is just an RB5 stash in fantasy leagues.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 01:37:00 AM

Travaris Cadet will likely be "heavily involved" in the pass game Sunday.

Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is not expected to play and Jimmy Graham (shoulder) could be limited again. Cadet, a strict passing back, has been integrated into the gameplan early over the last three weeks anyway, posting a 15-129-1 line through the air. Owners in full-PPR leagues could stream Cadet into their lineups and safely project 4-6 catches in a game that has the week's highest over/under (56).
Source: ESPN.com
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Travaris Cadet caught 6-of-9 targets for 51 yards in the Saints' Week 7 loss to the Lions.

Cadet benefited from Pierre Thomas (shoulder) exiting the game early, but he was a factor in the offense even before the injury. The extent of Thomas' injury is not yet known, but Cadet would vault into PPR league consideration if Thomas is forced to miss any time.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 05:05:00 PM

Travaris Cadet had seven touches for 60 yards in Sunday night's loss to the Cowboys.

Cadet was the preferred passing-down back over Pierre Thomas this week. He had only one carry, but secured all six of his targets for 59 yards. Cadet lost a fumble late in the fourth quarter. He's just a deep stash in re-draft leagues.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 01:12:00 AM

Travaris Cadet rushed twice for nine yards in New Orleans' Week 3 win over the Vikings.

He wasn't targeted in the passing game. Cadet is a candidate for a bigger role in the absence of Mark Ingram, but it didn't materialize on Sunday. He's just a home-run stash in 14-16 team leagues.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 06:22:00 PM

Travaris Cadet caught one pass for five yards in the Saints' Week 1 game.

Cadet surprisingly earned the start, catching the first pass of the game. He did not see much of the field after the first series, however, as Pierre Thomas dominated the passing-down touches. Cadet would need an injury to Thomas to even sniff the fantasy radar.
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 04:57:00 PM

Saints third-year RB Travaris Cadet is working as the No. 4 tailback at OTAs.

Versatile Cadet has practiced some in Darren Sproles' old role, but the Saints are more likely to lean on Brandin Cooks for those responsibilities. Cadet is behind Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram, and Khiry Robinson at tailback. Cadet's calling card is special teams, where he is a backup returner and can cover kicks.
Source: ESPN.com
Thu, Jun 5, 2014 10:59:00 PM