Nicki Jhabvala

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering Washington's NFL team

Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in journalism

Nicki Jhabvala is a reporter covering Washington’s NFL team. Before joining The Washington Post in 2020, she covered the Denver Broncos for six years, for the Denver Post (2014-2018) and later the Athletic (2018-2020). She has also been an editor and producer for the New York Times, Sports on Earth and Sports Illustrated. She was born in Raleigh, N.C.
Latest from Nicki Jhabvala

NFL offenses are continually evolving. Safeties are following that lead.

After years of being overlooked, safety is finally beginning to get its due as a premium position in an NFL defense.

April 24, 2023

Commanders’ NFL draft guide: From first-round needs to late-round value

Washington has eight picks, including No. 16. Will it go with a cornerback in the first round? An offensive lineman? A different position entirely?

April 20, 2023

Attorneys ask Roger Goodell, owners to bar Daniel Snyder from suing accusers

Attorneys who represent more than 40 team employees made the request in a letter to Goodell, asking him to make that a provision of the Commanders sale.

April 19, 2023

NFL finds no major issues with Josh Harris’s terms; other hurdles remain

Questions pertaining to legal indemnification for Daniel Snyder and the league and the results of Mary Jo White's investigation of the Commanders must be resolved.

April 18, 2023

Terms of Josh Harris’s Commanders deal sent to NFL for informal review

The review of the $6.05 billion preliminary agreement with Daniel Snyder is not part of the official ratification process.

April 17, 2023

Jalen Hurts agrees to NFL’s richest deal with Eagles

The quarterback becomes the league's highest-paid player by agreeing to a five-year, $255 million contract extension with Philadelphia.

April 17, 2023

Approval of Commanders sale isn’t a formality, but NFL owners want deal done

Despite some disappointment about the $6.05 billion price and possible concerns about indemnification and the structure of the bid, the owners hope to ratify the sale.

April 14, 2023

New Commanders ownership will face a long to-do list

A change in ownership could lead to big changes for a team that has been marred by controversy for much of the past two decades.

April 14, 2023

Josh Harris group has tentative deal to buy Commanders from Daniel Snyder

The agreement, worth about $6 billion, remains unsigned and would have to be approved by the NFL's other team owners.

April 14, 2023

On a ‘national holiday’ for Commanders fans, stadium talk intensifies

After news broke that Josh Harris had reached a tentative deal to buy the Commanders, fans rejoiced and lawmakers discussed the potential for a new stadium.

April 13, 2023