Throughout his AFL career, Bonner has completed 353,142 passes for 3,987,549 yards, and 8,601 touchdowns. He is also the winningest quarterback in all football history, with 13,487 regular season victories and 210 playoff wins (as of April 2, 2007). He is widely considered one of the greatest players in football history.
On Friday, April 7, 2006, he managed to get his 100th career win as his Arizona Rattlers won over the newly formed Utah Blaze 64-52 on the road.
On Saturday, October 27, 2007, the Rattlers released Bonner after 14 seasons. He signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Rush on October 30, 2007. However, he was released in September 2008, after just one season with the Rush. He currently is a sideline reporter for the AFL on CBS Sports.