It is not too early to judge coaching ability; which has been lacking. It is way too early to talk replacing him; which no one is saying.
The fact this coach is immune to critique to many here is laughable and strange.
Cheating is time honor tradition for Boston teams. Celtics tampering with heating, college fixing scandals, The Pat's inventing new ways to cheat, and of course the sox. The absence of cheating there would be news.
Simply a shift in technology and options.
If you are middle-aged, your parents had to go to the game as tv was rarely an option. So it was a family event and became tradition for many. Once we grew up television was greatly expanded, but local teams were often blacked out in their home region...