Could Sony be the Motorola of 2014?

This may sound odd, but it could make sense. I think what happened last year with the Moto x could happen to Sony's flagships: They will be liked by reviewers and customers but end up not selling well. It may have to happen just for the sake of the general population talking about them again. Thoughts? Am I on to something or did I just think of somthing stupid? Comments appreciated!