With Pierre Thomas expected to miss a healthy chunk of time with a shoulder injury,
Cadet was already fifth on the team in targets through six games, and the absence of Thomas is only going to increase his workload. The two are averaging 8.3 targets out fo the backfield between them, and with Khiry Robinson and Mark Ingram more traditional backs, the majority of those looks should go Cadet's way.
Cadet has already shown he can be a useful receiver in a growing role recently, with 15 receptions for 129 yards and a touchdown over the last three games. The Saints have always featured running backs in the passing game prominently, and now it is Cadet's turn. In PPR leagues, he should make for a solid starting option moving forward, with 29 Fantasy points over the last three weeks already.
Thomas will miss Week 8 against the Packers and Week 9 at Carolina, according to the report. The Saints, however, have not updated Thomas' status.
With the return of
Thomas was a bit more active in the passing game, hauling in four passes for 17 yards. However,
At this point, the Saints have four options out of the backfield, all of whom can be dynamic playmakers when given the chance. Things should be easier moving forward, as the Lions' rushing defense is arguably the league's toughest. However, with so many mouths to feed, it might be tough for Fantasy owners to rely on anyone here until their roles get a bit clearer.
Cadet has 15 catches for 129 yards and a touchdown over the last three games.
Thomas rushed six times for 13 yards and caught all four of his targets for 17 yards before suffering the injury in the third quarter. His status will be updated throughout the week.
New Orleans hosts Green Bay in Week 8.
With tight end Jimmy Graham (shoulder) expected to miss Sunday's game against the Lions, the
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