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

Patrick Mahomes’s Chiefs outlast Bills to earn a spot in AFC championship game

The Chiefs and Lions secured their spots in the conference championship games.

January 21, 2024

Tracking the Washington Commanders’ coaching search

Who are the candidates? Who has interviewed? What are the next steps?

January 21, 2024

49ers survive scare from Packers to reach NFC championship game

Baltimore used a dominant second half to roll past Houston, while San Francisco went down to the wire against Green Bay but escaped.

January 20, 2024

New GM Adam Peters shares his vision for rebuilding the Commanders

“He’s won everywhere he’s been,” Commanders owner Josh Harris said of Peters. “... It was a pretty easy decision from my point of view.”

January 16, 2024

The Lions trusted Jared Goff. He repaid them with a historic win.

Goff’s performance against his former team, the Rams, was the product of two years of refining his game with Ben Johnson, the Lions’ offensive coordinator.

January 15, 2024

Lions hold off Rams for first playoff win since 1991 season

Detroit won its first playoff game in more than three decades, while Green Bay upset Dallas, snapping the Cowboys’ home winning streak.

January 14, 2024

Washington Commanders set to hire Adam Peters as general manager

Former assistant GM of the 49ers beat out four other candidates.

January 12, 2024

A closer look at the Commanders’ ‘thorough but rapid’ hiring process

Josh Harris hopes to get the top executive in place quickly so that person can help find the head coach and build out the rest of the staff.

January 10, 2024

Who should the Commanders hire as head coach? Your questions, answered.

Barry Svrluga, Nicki Jhabvala and Sam Fortier answered your questions about the Commanders after a 4-13 season and the firing of coach Ron Rivera.

January 9, 2024

Commanders fire Ron Rivera, begin rebuild under new owner Josh Harris

Harris said he plans to run a “thorough but rapid” search for a new top executive who can then have input in Washington’s coaching hire.

January 8, 2024