Mahomes faced constant pressure in Super Bowl LV. The Chiefs prioritized improving the unit since then, acquiring Brown from the Baltimore Ravens for multiple draft picks with the intention of sticking him at left tackle.
"I look forward to keeping (Mahomes) clean," Brown said, according to Myles Simmons of Pro Football Talk. "Whether he has a broken leg, healthy leg, healthy ankle - whatever the deal is, I look forward to keeping him clean. He shouldn’t have to run around because of me, period."
Brown is just one of many moves the Chiefs have made up front this offseason. The team has signed left guard Joe Thuney, center Austin Blythe, and right guard Kyle Long, while cutting tackles Eric Fisher and Mitchell Schwartz.
The Oklahoma product is set to move permanently to left tackle, replacing Fisher. Brown earned a Pro Bowl nod filling in on the left side last season in place of the injured Ronnie Stanley and believes his best football could still be on the way.
"I want to be the best. I want to be the best to play this position in the league. I'm not there yet and I've still got a lot of work to do but I'm going to get there,'' Brown said, according to ESPN's Adam Teicher.
The 24-year-old is headed into his final year of his rookie contract but is hopeful of a long-term deal with Kansas City.
"I want to be here for a long time, I do. I'm going to make sure I take care of my part, and that's handling my business on the football field," Brown added, according to Kevin Patra of NFL.com.