New York Jets second-year quarterback Mike White reportedly has not been cleared for contact, setting up Zach Wilson to return as the starter this Sunday against the Lions.The fact that White has not been cleared for contact suggests he is dealing with a lung issue along with his injured ribs, according to the Pro Football Docs.Quarterbacks have played with broken ribs, but lung issues – or the risk of damage to the lungs – cannot be played through.White reportedly has injuries to multiple ribs, which leaves his lungs vulnerable if hit the right way. The fifth-round pick told reporters as much Friday.Mike White on what the docs have told him: If I get hit in the right spot, it could lead to some further damage.— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) December 16, 2022 Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer suffered a partially collapsed lung in Week 4 and missed just one week although he wasn't cleared to fly until after the team's Week 7 bye.White likely won't return after a one-week absence because the Jets have a short week, playing the Jaguars next Thursday. White's rib injuries could leave Wilson and Joe Flacco as the only healthy quarterbacks for the next few weeks.White went to the hospital after taking two big hits to the ribs against the Bills in Week 14.#Jets QB Mike White went to the locker room after this hitJoe Flacco is in at quarterback⏩https://t.co/MZhNRFL7pn pic.twitter.com/5ZSdVdhz0P— Sports Injury Central (@SICscore) December 11, 2022 White has throw for 315, 369 and 268 yards – respectively – in his three starts for Wilson.Wilson has averaged 182.7 passing yards in 7 starts this season.Jets vs. Lions Week 15 OddsThe Lions (6-7) are favored by 1.5 points at home over the Jets (7-6), according to FanDuel Sportsbook.Join SIC to make more informed plays for Fantasy, DFS and Sports Betting as trusted by over 200k followers!Sign up here and you'll get our new FREE SIC Newsletter each Tuesday and Saturday! Our newsletter will have the best NFL, CFB, NBA and MLB injury insights from our Pro Sports Doctors plus Free Picks delivered straight to your inbox to give you an edge!For a limited time we are offering a free week of SIC Picks valued at $49.99. Details will be sent instantly via email.