haven’t really ever seen evidence of that. These shows just say anything to make you click the article.
If anything his status in the league is amplified by his fantasy value. Everybody knows how good he is.
I feel like tons of players are spoken about when their race contrasts to their positional trend. Black Punters/Kickers, black QBs, white DBs etc. If someone is South Asian or Latino it usually comes up too. Always highlighted, never avoided.
Horn has played well for a rookie. He's made some mistakes but also came up with his first interception already. So he's flashed some real ability.
One thing is for sure - his size is elite. I'd be watching the game and think to myself "why is that DE lining up against that WR ?". Horn is a big boy for a CB. And that is a huge plus against the Julio Jones type WR in the NFL.