Consider December a prequel to the NFL postseason, because the magnitude of each game from here on out significantly increases.
Take Robert Griffin III vs. Eli Manning in Week 13.
The Washington Redskins enter next month on a two-game winning streak and host the New York Giants on Monday night. Big Blue is atop the NFC East and Washington has more control over the Wild-Card picture than it appears at first glance.
After a close call between these two in Week 7, expect another nail-biter to open the regular season's final month.
Let's check out the Giants and Redskins, along with some other colossal playoff-implicating contests from pro football's 13th week.