The Frenchman has played 30 times for the Magpies this season in a campaign that has seen their Europa League adventure affect their Premier League form.
"Cabaye is probably my biggest worry," Football365.co.uk quotes Pardew as saying. "The rest of them are really sound physically and mentally.
"But Cabaye is our best player in terms of intelligence on the pitch and he needs to play. That's why he has played almost every minute."