It is an easy trap to fall into. You're watching the best teams—with the best players against the best defenses—do some incredible things.
Clearly, if they can do it in January under these circumstances, they can do it during the regular season.
Well, our first mission for fantasy football scouts this winter is to turn off the TV. If you cannot bring yourself to do that, at least give what you see the Olympic gymnast "not impressed" face.
Fantasy tends to over-hype, overrate and over-draft postseason stars. Don't be that person.
You might have been someone that reached for Colin Kaepernick or Russell Wilson because of that last postseason. Those people learned their lesson in fantasy—mostly as it relates to the mediocre production of Kaepernick among quarterbacks.
After one playoff round, you might be tempted to pick Andrew Luck among the first few quarterbacks or draft Alex Smith as a fantasy starter in one-quarterback leagues. Don't.
A player's fantasy value shouldn't dramatically change over the course of the next few weeks unless injury is a factor.