Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 8/6/12
  Photo by neworleanssaints.com Preseason football games give the unknown superstars of tomorrow a chance to show their stuff in front of the coaches and adoring fans. During a preseason game in 1995, Denver Broncos rookie running back Terrell Davis made a name for himself with a vicious tackle during a kickoff. The 6th round draft pick made the roster and had a tremendous career in Denver starring on two Super Bowl teams. The New Orleans Saints’ undrafted rookie running back Travaris Cadet did not make any vicious hits, but he certainly made an impression on the coaches and fans in Canton, OH. Cadet caught eight passes for 80 yards and one touchdown. His 24 yard catch and run during the second quarter sent a buzz through the crowd. Those are the types of plays that force the coaches to add you to the roster. Cadet had negative three yards rushing on six carries but was excellent in the passing game. Had added an 18 yard reception and a four yard touchdown reception in the same dr...
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