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Free Agent RB Travaris Cadet Deciding Between Saints & Jets

Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that free agent RB Travaris Cadet is weighing offers from the Saints and Jets after reducing his list down to two teams.

  • According to Wilson, the Jets are offering more money than the Saints and there’s a connection to New York with his relationship with offensive coordinator John Morton.

The Bills are the team no longer being considered by Cadet.

Cadet has already met with the Jets this past weekend and has played for the Saints in recent years, so they’re plenty familiar with him right now.

Cadet, 28, originally signed on with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Appalachian State back in 2012. He spent three years in New Orleans before he was allowed to test the open market in 2015.

The Patriots elected to sign Cadet to a two-year contract worth $1.75 million. Unfortunately, they cut him loose during the season. The 49ers later signed him to a contract after they lost Carlos Hyde for the season, but was waived towards the end of the year and later claimed off of waivers by the Saints.

New Orleans brought him back on a one-year deal for the 2016 season.

In 2016, Cadet appeared in 15 games for the Saints and rushed for 19 yards on four carries (4.8 YPC) to go along with 40 receptions for 281 yards receiving and four touchdowns. He also contributed 144 kick return yards.

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