Travaris Cadet, RB, Saints: Fantasy Football Outlook
 
 
 
 
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Travaris Cadet, RB, Saints

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
RB - #88 NO Active 3 years 25 6'1 210 @TravarisCadet39

2014 Outlook: Deep-league Only

Last updated on Jun-23-2014 by Kimra Schleicher

Travaris Cadet is locked into the RBBC in the backfield. With the departure of Darren Sproles, Cadet will see more opportunities as a pass-catching back. His value lies as a handcuff to Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson. I would not draft Cadet in a 20-round redraft league, but I would draft him in a draft masters format if I had already taken Thomas or Robinson for my team. He is a late round flier and could emerge as a deep sleeper with an injury to Thomas or Robinson. He is fourth on the depth chart, so draft accordingly.

Latest Update

Oct-25-14 Saints RBs Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas out for Week 8

New Orleans beat writer Mike Triplett tweeted Friday that running backs Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (forearm) will both miss Sunday night's tilt with the Green Bay Packers. With the RB tandem sidelined, the Saints will turn to Mark Ingram and Travaris Cadet to shoulder the rushing game load. Ingram returned from a hand injury in Week 7 and was the lead back. However, he only produced 16 yards on 10 carries against a stuffy Lions defense. Cadet figures to fill the Pierre Thomas role as a receiving back, as he's put up 15 catches for 129 yards and a touchdown over the past three games.

Fantasy Analysis:

This should be a high-scoring game. The Saints are currently a 3 point favorite. With the Packers pass defense being much better than their run defense, you can almost bank on Ingram finding the endzone. With Robinson and Thomas out, he is a low-end RB2 option this week.

Cadet is also someone that may be worth a look this week. WIth the other two running backs out, he figures to be involved in the passing game. If TE Jimmy Graham ends up missing the game, or is limited in his snaps, this will also increase Cadet's value.

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

10/25 - Saints RBs Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas out for Week 8 Injury
10/21 - Report: Saints RB Pierre Thomas will be out for 2-3 weeks Injury

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