Ravens rookie Doss breaks up knife attack hours before win

Tandon Doss walked into a Five Guys hamburger establishment Thursday just looking for a tasty pregame meal. He walked out a civic hero.

The Ravens rookie broke up a fight at the restaurant just hours before his team's preseason game against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium, according to The Baltimore Sun.

"I saw somebody start fighting, and I broke it up," the wide receiver said after the Ravens' 34-31 victory. "That's all it was to me."

A Baltimore police spokesman said two male former employees of the restaurant, one of whom police believe was angry about being fired, used a knife to cut the manager at around 4:30 p.m.

The spokesman said the two men ran from the restaurant, leaving the knife behind in the process. The spokesman also said the Five Guys manager suffered a minor cut on his chin and was treated and released from an area hospital.

Doss said he didn't worry about his own well-being when he saw the attack in progress.

"I mean, it was two dudes on one," Doss said. "I was trying to help the situation out. I broke it up."

Doss initially mentioned the incident on his Twitter page.

"Jus had to break up a fight at five guys," he wrote. "Baltimore is too ratchet!!!"

The fight was news to Ravens coach John Harbaugh.

"I'm not on Twitter," he said. "I'll be looking into that."

Doss tried to downplay talk of a new superhero protecting Baltimore's historic Inner Harbor, where the incident took place.

"I saw the guy on the ground bleeding, and I saw a guy on top hitting him," he said. "So I stopped it."

Doss, a fourth-round selection in April's draft, caught two passes for 28 yards in Thursday's game.

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