In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell proclaimed that 10,000 hours of practice can make you an expert. Here at Fantasy Alarm we agree with that...well sort of because no one can do 5,000 mocks in an offseason. The Mock Draft Army was created by Howard Bender because he was tired of drafting against 4 robots and people dropping out and going on auto pick a few rounds into the mock. He felt mock drafting was an important part of your preparation for your fantasy football season. Practice. Yes, we are talking about practice. It gets you to Carnegie Hall and it wins you fantasy football championships.

What makes the Army better than other mocks? We have one simple rule that separates us from the rest. If you participate, you must stay for the entire mock with no auto-drafting. It is the reason why it was started and the reason why it is the most useful mock drafting tool available. No auto drafting. No robots picking 5 straight wide receivers because that is what was programmed by...