MIAMI _ Brock Marion gleefully clung to Lamar Smith as the two were surrounded by teammates and cameras, turning Pro Player Stadium's east end zone into a happy mob scene. Minutes later, while the Dolphins' locker room still buzzed from their 23-17 overtime victory, Dave Wannstedt delivered the game ball by playfully jumping on Smith's back.
Both moments were perfectly symbolic of Smith's record-breaking, 209-yard day and Miami's improbable victory, which set up a second-round meeting Saturday in Oakland. Marion was perhaps the only defensive player who didn't lose his grasp on Smith this day, and Wannstedt was simply doing what the Miami offense did throughout the game.
``If we had gone to him all day, he might have had 300 yards,'' Dolphins tight end Hunter Goodwin said of Smith, who also scored the game-winning, 17-yard touchdown. ``That's scary. We knew we …