The Boston Globe believes Travaris Cadet has "the leg up" on James White for the passing back role.
Patriots agreed to terms with RB Travaris Cadet, formerly of the Saints, on a two-year contract.
Saints declined to tender RB Travaris Cadet, making him a free agent.
With Pierre Thomas (ribs) inactive, Travaris Cadet caught 2-of-4 targets for nine yards in the Saints' Week 17 win over the Bucs.
Saints declared RB Travaris Cadet inactive for Week 16 against the Falcons.
Travaris Cadet (hamstring) is listed as probable for Week 12.
Travaris Cadet (hamstring) returned to a limited practice on Friday.
Travaris Cadet missed Thursday's practice with a hamstring injury.
Travaris Cadet caught 4-of-5 targets for 31 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals.
Travaris Cadet rushed twice for nine yards in the Saints' Week 10 loss to the 49ers, adding three catches for an additional 18 yards.
Travaris Cadet rushed twice for one yard in New Orleans' Week 9 win over the Panthers, adding three catches for an additional 39 yards.
Travaris Cadet caught four passes for 40 yards in Sunday night's Week 8 win over the Packers.
Travaris Cadet will likely be "heavily involved" in the pass game Sunday.
Travaris Cadet caught 6-of-9 targets for 51 yards in the Saints' Week 7 loss to the Lions.