JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- The men that bring the noise at Jaguars games will never forget the jolly good time they had in London.
They were handed their mission orders in early October and took flight last week.
"We were pretty much going over there to be ambassadors for the team. Ahead of the team getting out there next year," President Andrew Nixon said.
Since his arrival, owner Shad Khan has made it clear he wants the Big Cats to be known worldwide. Part of that effort happens on October 27, 2013 when they play at Wembley Stadium.
Not only did the drum line get a head start, they gained bragging rights too!
"We had a drumline battle as they would say with the San Francisco 49ers drumline. We had a great time," Bass Drum player Reggie Bailey said.
The guys performed in front of thousands, watched the Patriots-Rams game and schooled locals on American culture.
The favor was returned.
"We did get a whole lot of love. People recognized us a lot everywhere," 2nd Bass Drum player Bon Stephens said.
Despite being a continent apart, several Jaguars jerseys were spotted in the Queen's land.
Some believe it's the start of a beautiful partnership.
"We'll be able to create a wider fans base. They'll get to see what the NFL is, every year that we're there. The more we go over there, they're going to get to see how America is and gets to see our culture and make some good connections," 5th Bass Drum player Joshua Peterson said.
There's no rest for the weary, including the D-Line. They'll be back at it performing Sunday for the game against the Detroit Lions at EverBank Field.